Sports Safety

Concussion Education

According to a recent study, the number of young children treated in hospital ERs for sports-related concussions has doubled over the past decade. Roughly half a million ER visits for concussions occurred among 8- to 19-year-olds. About half were sports-related, and 40% of sports-related concussions involved children between the ages of 8 and 13. 

 Michigan law now requires everyone involved in sports to be educated about concussion. Read recent email sent

View the compliance checklist here.

Access the required training for youth coaches

Download the statement athletes, parents/guardians have to sign

Access the medical clearance form for return to play

 Concussion Discussion Events in August

U-M on-line coaches education
Six Stages for Return to Play
Concussion Protocol for High Schools
Concussion Guide for Parents
Concussion Guide for Coaches
Concussion Guide for Schools
Dehydration Safety Tip Sheet
Sports Overuse Injury Tip Sheet
 
 Safety Tips

Sports Safety Checklist for Coaches

Sports Safety Checklist for Parents

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Concussion
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Sports Medicine Connection - Winter 2012

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