Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to help you recognize a concussion and know how to respond if you think that your athlete might have a concussion. Once you complete the training and quiz, you can print out a certificate, making it easy to show your league or school you are ready for the season.
What You Will Learn
This course will help you:
- Understand a concussion and the potential consequences of this injury,
- Recognize concussion signs and symptoms and how to respond,
- Learn about steps for returning to activity (play and school) after a concussion, and
- Focus on prevention and preparedness to help keep athletes safe season-to-season.
We can help athletes stay active and healthy by knowing the facts about
concussion and when it is safe for athletes to return to play.
Click here to start the Online Course
The training requires Adobe Flash and Adobe PDF Reader installed on your computer. It has been tested on the following browsers with Adobe Flash installed: Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox. It is not accessible on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Please allow pop-ups from the course in your browser or pop-up blocker, and do not close/refresh your browser as this will restart the course. If you need to exit the training, you will be returned to the beginning of the course.