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This guide provides general information to high school sports coaches about concussions. It focuses on the fact that coaches can play a key role in preventing concussions and managing them properly when they occur. The following sections are included: (1) The Facts; (2) Signs and Symptoms; (3) Prevention and Preparation; (4) When a Concussion Occurs; and (5) Communicating Effectively about Concussions.

Descriptors: Head Injuries, Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Prevention, Risk Management, Health Education, Health Activities, High Schools











Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=3746&id=ED486066



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