Concussions By: Chris Oresic What is a concussion?

Concussions By: Chris Oresic What is a concussion?

Concussions By: Chris Oresic What is a concussion? A concussion is an injury to the brain caused by an impact to the head Can cause long or short term problems, depending on severity. How can you get a concussion?

Contact sports Car Accidents Falling Object hitting your head

Any severe jarring of the head Symptoms Altered level of consciousness (drowsy, hard to arouse, or similar changes) Memory loss (amnesia) of events before the

injury or immediately after Confusion, feeling spacey, or not thinking straight Nausea and vomiting Headache

Loss of consciousness Feeling like you have "lost time" Seeing flashing lights If you have a concussion you shouldnt: Play contact sports Participate in physical education If VERY severe or have multiple concussions in

a few months doctor may recommend: No TV No cellphone No computer Treatment Tylenol (NOT Motrin or Advil) for headahces Eating a light diet Light activity around the house NOT heavy activity

Avoid alcohol until completely recovered Most Dangerous Sports for Concussions

Football Ice Hockey Rugby Soccer Martial Arts Boxing Sports & Concussions Ice Hockey is the most dangerous. A study showed there were 27 in 2 seasons

High school: football, soccer, ice hockey, and rugby have the most concussions Professional: ice hockey and rugby have the most. Video http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=fFkWTGKNLT8

Discussion Questions Has anyone had a concussion or know someone who had a concussion? How? Do you think there should be a limit on the amount of concussions an athlete can sustain before they can no longer participate in contact sports? Why or why not?

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