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Check out the University of Michigan Sports Concussion Summit resource guide! This collection highlights the most up to date research in the field, as well as valid websites to learn concussion basics and education.
Steve Broglio and the University of Michigan Injury Center explain the State of Michigan's Concussion Law in an easy to read fact sheet. Check it out here!
"Concussion Facts - What you should know" from the UM Injury Center
The University of Michigan Injury Center presents comments from national sport concussion experts who shared their knowledge at a recent Sport Concussion Summit in Ann Arbor. This research-based event offered a balanced view on a hot health topic of concern to many parents and athletes. You can find additional resources on this topic (including links to full presentations by the speakers interviewed in this video) at http://www.injurycenter.umich.edu/con.... We also recommend visiting CDC’s website devoted to this topic for a full range of resources: http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/.
CDC HeadsUP provides free resources to help athletes, coaches, and parents recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury.
If you play a contact sport, or know someone who does, there are some things you should know about concussion and health risks. Doug Martini, PhD from the University of Michigan NeuroTrauma Laboratory and Andrew Maynard with the University of Michigan Risk Science Center share what they think it is important to know.
The Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas at Dallas conducts research investigating recovery from long-term pediatric traumatic brain injury as well as the short-term and long-term effects of concussions and traumatic brain injuries in professional athletes.
Center for Disease Control on Helmet safety: The CDC provides fact sheets and guidelines for proper helmet fit and usage for every sport that requires a helmet. Properly wearing your helmet can significantly decrease the likelihood of sustaining a serious brain injury.