By: Ethan, Peyton and Liz
- The person passed out and can't be woken up.
- The person has seizures.
- The person's speech is slurred.
- The person seems to be getting more confused, restless, sleepy, or agitated.
- The person has thrown up more than once.
- The person has a headache that gets worse or won't go away.
- 90% of most diagnosed concussions do not involve a loss of consciousness
- 33% of all sports concussions happen at practice
- 1 in 5 high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during the season
- 4 to 5 million concussions occur annually, with rising numbers among middle school athletes
- 47% of all reported sports concussions occur during high school football
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