EVERYONE (Player, Parents, and Staff/Coaches (Volunteers)) is now required to complete SYC Concussion Education & Training prior to participation in an SYC activity or event (Practice, Game, Coach, Spectator, Parent, etc.).
|SIGNS OBSERVED BY COACHING STAFF||SYMPTOMS REPORTED BY ATHLETE|
|Appears dazed or stunned (such as glassy eyes)||Headache or "pressure" in head.|
|Is confused about assignment or position.||Nausea or vomiting.|
|Forgets an instruction or play.||Balance problems or dizziness.|
|Is unsure of score or opponent.||Double or blurry vision.|
|Moves clumsily or poor balance.||Sensitivity to light or noise.|
|Answers questions slowly.||Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy, or groggy.|
|Loses consciousness (even briefly)||Concentration or memory problems.|
|Shows mood, behavior, or personality changes.||Confusion|
|Can't recall events PRIOR to hit or fall.||Feeling more emotional, nervous, or anxious.|
|Can't recall events AFTER hit or fall.||Does not "feel right' or is "feeling down."|
All concussions are serious
Most concussions occur without loss of consciousness
Recognition and proper response to concussions when they first occur can help prevent further injury
When in doubt, sit them out!