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The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Learning Center is a leader in providing educational materials, up-to-date rules books and position statements on subjects relevant to the health and welfare of students engaging in interscholastic activities.
The following are the Top 3 Concussion Resources for administrators, coaches, parents and students to help ensure a safe sports season.
Concussion in Sports
The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. This course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion. Each state's requirements for concussion management are included as part of the course.
A Spanish track is also available for this course.
Concussion for Students
Concussion for Students, developed in Partnership with the Barrow Neurological Institute, has been designed specifically for students to inform them on how to identify, react to, and prevent concussions. This free course is presented as a social media conversation, showing how four different students learn about concussion in different ways. It includes high school students and medical professionals discussing concussion. The key goal is for students to be able to identify signs and symptoms of a concussion so that they can get immediate help before any further injury can occur.
Sports Law Year-In-Review
Lee Green, attorney, Professor and member of the High School Today Publications Committee, annually writes an article that illustrates the importance for school administrators and athletics personnel of understanding contemporary issues in sports law:
American Heart Association
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