Definition of Concussion
How Dose The Brain Work
What Happens to Your Brain During a Concussion
High School Sports
5-10% of athletes will get a concussion
Fewer than 10% of sport related concussions involve a Loss of Consciousness
Football is the most common sport to get a concussion (75% chance for concussion)Soccer is the most sport that people can get a concussion(50% chance for concussion)
78% of concussions occur during games
Headaches (85%) and Dizziness (70-80%)
47% of athletes do not report feeling any symptoms while hit with the object.
Signs and Symtoms
- Nausea and vomiting
- furry or blurry vision
- sensitive to light or noise
- balance problems
- feeling tired or no energy
- stiff neck
- sleepy/hard to wake up
- fluid or blood leaking from nose or ears
- problems walking or talking
- change in behavior or unusual behavior
- vomiting three or more times
- call the doctor right away
- don't attend any sports or activities
- Minor injury - no treatments just let it treat itself for 7-10 days or it might take a month to heal
- Major injury - bleeding under the skull or bleeding in the brain or if you have a fractured skull than go to the hospital or if needed call 911
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