Concussions

"Losing Their Minds" by joey zgura

Concussions

are a traumatic brain injury.

Define Concussion

A concussion is traumatic brain injury that alters the way your brain functions .Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory,balance and coordination.

Long Term Effects

Recovery

You get a concussion it means that you have injured your brain and you need to give it time to get better That usually means rest.
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Returning to School

going to school or doing school work also mean it could take longer for your brain to heal after a concussion when your brain does not heal as fast as it can it could hold you back.

Safety and Prevention

  1. Gear such a helmets
  2. Warm up and cool down
  3. Know the rules of the game
  4. Watch out for others
  5. Do not play when you re injured

Returning to Sports

  • a doctor will consider you healed
  • you have no more symptoms
  • you regain all your memory and concentration
  • you have no symptoms after jogging sprinting sit ups or push ups

Data & Statistics

  • 33% of sports concussions happen at practice
  • 47% all reported sports concussions during high school football
  • 90% of most diagnosed concussions do not involve a lost of consciousnesses
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