Concussion Signs and Symptoms

Concussion Signs & Symptoms

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Balance Problems
  • Headaches
  • Blurry Vision
  • Confusion
  • Sensitivity to Light
  • Concentration Problems

Remember as a coach “When in doubt, sit them out!”

When you suspect that a player has a concussion follow the “Heads Up” 4 step plan

  1. Remove the athlete from play
  2. Ensure that the athlete is seen by a health care professional
  3. Inform athlete’s parents or guardians
  4. Keep the athlete out of play until given the they are cleared by a health care professional and are symptom free.

For more information about concussions click here.