Module 3: Ways to Help Your Teammates if a Concussion is Sustained

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Module 3: Ways to Help Your Teammates if a Concussion is Sustained

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  1. Module 3: Ways to help your teammates if a concussion is sustained.

    Slide 1 - Module 3: Ways to help your teammates if a concussion is sustained.

  2. How can I get a concussion?

    Slide 2 - How can I get a concussion?

    • Contact sports, especially:
    • Football
    • Boxing
    • Hockey
    • Falls
    • Car accidents
    • Bike accidents
    • Fighting
  3. Do helmets prevent concussion?

    Slide 3 - Do helmets prevent concussion?

  4. Can you identify a concussion in a friend? Can you tell if you have one?

    Slide 4 - Can you identify a concussion in a friend? Can you tell if you have one?

    • Headache
    • Nausea
    • Balance problems/dizziness
    • Double or fuzzy vision
    • Sensitivity to light and/or noise
    • Feeling sluggish, foggy, or groggy
    • Concentration or memory problems
    • Confusion
    • Seeing spots, stars
    • Seeing colors different than they should be
  5. Your friend has a concussion, how can you help?

    Slide 5 - Your friend has a concussion, how can you help?

    • Recognize
    • Report
    • Rest
    • If in doubt, sit it out
  6. Click on image below to play the 14 minute video from the National Athletic Trainers Association.

    Slide 6 - Click on image below to play the 14 minute video from the National Athletic Trainers Association.