Sources for Concussion Information

The following web links and organizations have information, videos and interactive games for parents, teachers and students on concussion recognition, prevention and management. Some organizations such as Bikes Boards and Blades will make school visits targeting grade 2/3 students at no cost.

Bikes, Boards and Blades Education Program: Hamilton Brain Injury Association. info@hbia.ca (905) 538-5251

http://www.concussionsontario.org http://www.parachutecanada.org

OREGON CENTER FOR APPLIED SCIENCES, INC. http://brain101orcasinc.com/1000/

Click HERE for concussion information and recognition tool apps available for mobile phones)

To view a brief but informative video for young children and adults describing the cause, signs, symptoms and recovery of concussions, click HERE.

Coach.ca has e-learning modules for coaches from the National Coaching Certification Program. Currently the modules are free and they are working on some sport specific modules. They take 60-90 minutes to complete. Click HERE to view.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Number of safety tips and prevention measures.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation https://braininjuryguidelines.org/concussion/index.php?id=1

 

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