Concussion Resource Links


Through the Flames

by Denise Bartlett

1. Heads up Athlete’s Fact Sheet:
More information on Heads Up Prevention and Awareness:
3. Acute Concussion Evaluation Form (ACE)

Winning Wrestling Moves by Mark Mysnyk, Barry Davis, Brooks Simpson, Human Kinetics Books, 1994

If an athlete or someone else you know has had a concussion or a traumatic brain injury, there are a lot of resources online. Here are just a few references to get you started.
Websites to learn more:
* Resources for High School coaches, teachers, health professionals:
* CDC and NCAA Concussion in Sports links
* Preventing, treating and living with Traumatic Brain Injury:
* Excellent summary of symptoms and tips for recovery:
* From the American Academy of Pediatrics Clinical Report Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents Mark E. Halstead, MD, Kevin D. Walter, MD, The Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness:

Additional Research: 
Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Related to Sports and Recreation Activities Among Persons Aged ≤19 Years—United States, 2001—2009:
Report to Congress on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States: Steps to Prevent a Serious Public Health Problem:
Study Of Athletes Finds Inconsistent Criteria Used To Diagnose Head Injuries
. Raising Awareness of the Severity of Concussions
. UIL Info on Concussions
. Suggested Guidelines for management of Concussion in Sports
National Federation of State High School Associations
. Concussion in Sports: What you need to know

Programs specific to neuropsychological testing in sport:
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