Dale Martin & Hailey Gagnon
Causes of a Concussion
A concussion can occur after an impact to the head or a whiplash-type injury that causes the head and brain to shake quickly back and forth.
Here some 3 examples of how do you get a concussion
'Losing Their Minds"
Signs & Symptoms of a Concussion & Danger Signs & Symptoms
Repeated vomiting, a loss of consciousness lasting longer than 30 seconds, a headache that gets worse over time, changes in his or her behavior, such as irritability.
Difficulty remembering, concentrating, or making decisions. Getting lost or easily confused. Headaches or spine pain that don't go away. Blurred vision or eyes that tire easily.
Psychological challenges for depression, anger & anxiety. Additional check-ups, routine doctor visits, or ongoing rehabilitcation.
For most people who experience a brain injury, life will return to a similar pace.
.Get plenty of sleep at night
.Avoid activities that're physically demanding
.Make sure the child avoid high-risk and speed activities
Returning to School & Sports
Being active again before the brain returns to normal functioning increases the person's risk of having more serious brain injury. Gradual return to play after concussions & exercise should only begin after period of cognitive rest & concussion symptoms clears.
47% of all reported sports concussions occur during high school football.
Safety & Prevention
33% of all sports concussions happen at practice.