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Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion presentation tailored for the 2019 Boxing Ontario female development camp. Topics covered include: What is a concussion? Why athletes should not continue to compete after a concussion How long does it take to recover following a concussion? What happens if you return too soon to sport? Baseline testing Can you prevent a concussion? Signs … Continue reading Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Should athletes continue to play after a concussion?

Why athletes should not continue to play after a concussion

The¬†majority of athletes continue to play after a concussion because they do not tell their trainers how they feel. Kay 2014, found that more than half of concussions sustained during athletic competition are never reported. Furthermore, trainers and coaches do not know the signs and symptoms of a concussion.   One study found that high … Continue reading Why athletes should not continue to play after a concussion