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Concussions in Children and Adolescents and Sports

Concussions in Children and Adolescents and Sports

Sports Concussions in School

Concussions in school sports can have physical, cognitive, behavioral and social consequences for students in school. Information on the signs, symptoms, assessment and management of sports concussions in student athletes, children and adolescents is essential for safety and concussion recovery. These educational products on sports concussions in school age children and adolescents are written for athletic trainers, coaches, educators, parents, school nurses, peers, and physicians.

 

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Concussion Tool Kit for Schools

This Concussion (mild brain injury) Tool Kit is specially designed for educators, school nurses, peers, and families. It is filled with tools and products to help school staff and parents identify and treat symptoms of concussion at home and in school. It includes 1 manual, 1 DVD and 50 tip cards. Ideal as an educational package for inservices and peer support in school systems with vinettes featuring students discussing the effects of their concussions on cognitive, physical, social and behavioral abilities.

Read an interview on concussion with Phil Hossler.

Item: COKT
Price: $95.00
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Sports Concussion Tool Kit for Athletic Trainers and Coaches

Concussion is a brain injury and it occurs to youths in all sports and recreational programs. The Sports Concussion Tool Kit provides athletic trainers and coaches with a comprehensive concussion program. It includes 1 poster, 2 manuals, 1 DVD and 30 tip cards on concussion in school sports. Specifically designed for middle and high schools as well as community recreation programs, it has been developed by national experts in concussion assessment and management. Because concussions can have physical, cognitive and emotional consequences that extend beyond the playing field, the Sports Concussion Tool Kit is a full educational package that covers:

  • designing a concussion policy in schools and communities
  • educating athletic staff about signs and symptoms of concussion
  • monitoring student athlete's recovery from a concussion
  • adhering to return to play guidelines after a concussion
  • communicating with parents about concussion symptoms and recovery
  • collaborating with educators on classroom supports
Item: SCTK
Price: $95.00
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Tell Me This: Encouragement and Hope after Brain Injury

This thoughtful, sensitive, and engaging pocket guide gives athletes, veterans and individuals hope and encouragement as they navigate the challenges of living with a brain injury or concussion. Designed as a pocket guide for quick reading and reference, it will give you far more than a pocketful of readings and reminders of what’s important for your recovery. LeBlanc best describes her writing as "wisdom nuggets or little soul energy packets wrapped as words."

Tell Me This will lift you up when you are feeling down. It will restore your belief in yourself. It will help others understand your triumphs and your disappointments.

Item: TMTH
Price: $7.00
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C.A.M.P. - Concussion and Assessment Management Portfolio

The C.A.M.P. provides information and tools to systematically monitor and assess concussions in student athletes. It helps health care providers and athletic staff document, manage, record and follow the student athlete’s progress for a productive plan of care. It shows how to document concussion signs and symptoms, assess balance and vestibular parameters, view tests and results, record questions and answers, and produce a concussion portfolio.
Item: CAMP
Price: $20.00
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Concussion, School and Sports Collection

Concussion is the most common type of brain injury in children and youth who are hurt in sports and play. This special collection of 4 manuals helps parents, athletic staff, educators and clinicians recognize, treat, and manage the symptoms and consequences of concussion from the playing field to the classroom.
Item: CSSC
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Getting A-Head of Concussion

Concussion is the most common type of brain injury among children and adolescents in school.  By describing the student-athlete's neighborhood, this manual takes an innovative and comprehensive approach to educating parents, teachers, physicians, coaches, athletic trainers, school nurses, and peers about the effects of mild brain injury on physical abilities, cognitive skills, behaviors and social interactions. This manual provides supports and accommodations for the student athlete from the playing field to the classroom.

Read an interview with Phil Hossler on concussion in school sports.

Item: GAHC
Price: $20.00
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Concussion Policy: A Construction Guide for Schools

Concussion is a brain injury and can occur in any sport or recreation activity. This concussion guide has essential information, procedures, and forms for athletic departments, educators and administrators to develop a concussion management program that will protect student athletes in all school activities.

Written by national leaders on concussion assessment and management, the authors provide a step by step approach to developing a successful and comprehensive concussion program in schools. This guide describes the roles and responsibilities of school district leaders, a concussion committee, athletic departments and coaching staff, classroom teachers, school nurses, parents and the student-athletes. It is a unique and comprehensive approach to addressing the risks and consequences of concussion among children adolescents in our schools.

Read an interview with Phil Hossler on the risks of concussion for student athletes and schools.

Item: CPCG
Price: $20.00
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Parents' Guide to Sports Concussions

Parents need guidelines on when their child can return to school activities and return to play or sports after a concussion. Although a concussion is a “mild” brain injury, there is nothing mild about it. It is a serious injury that can have temporary or long-term consequences for a child or youth. This comprehensive but readable book has guidelines on sports concussions. It was written specifically for athletes' parents to help them support and monitor their child's symptoms and recovery. It includes the most up-to-date information available, including

  • short- and long-term symptom lists
  • what to do when symptoms linger
  • how concussion testing works, and
  • the best return-to-play guidelines.

Parents will also hear about guidelines from experts on concussion support groups, how to choose the right helmet, and how to communicate effectively with their child's physician, coach, and teachers.

Everything a parent needs to know about their child after a concussion can now be found in one place: The Parents' Guide to Sports Concussions.

Item: PGSC
Price: $15.00
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Player’s Contract with the Team Poster

Safety in team sports is a priority for coaches and athletic trainers. Wanting to stay in the game, student athletes may ignore early signs and symptoms of concussion, illness or injury. While players may observe changes or warning signs in teammates, they may not report this out of loyalty to teammates. The Player’s Contract with the Team Poster is a tool for coaches and athletic staff to make student athletes aware of guidelines for their safety and well-being as well as that of their teammates.

Produced as 14” x 20” posters, they are designed for posting in locker rooms, athletic offices, and team areas. Five guidelines for safe playing are listed with instructions for players to sign their names indicating their acceptance and commitment to safety.

Read an interview with Phil Hossler on concussion in school sports.

Item: PLAY - Set of 12
Price: $24.00
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School Sports Concussions in Children and Teens

Concussions in school sports are the most common type of brain injury. Written by national experts on concussion management, this collection of 5 tip cards on concussion in children and teens covers the effects of concussion from the playing field to the classroom. Includes information on symptoms of concussion, immediate and long-term effects, returning to school, and playing sports. An 8 week post-concussion checklist helps parents, educators and athletic staff monitor recovery. Has tips on providing support and accommodations in school.

Item: SCPCT
Price: $12.00
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