What does a concussion look like?

A friend might…

  • Appear dazed or stunned
  • Seem confused
  • Forget plays or instructions
  • Be unsure about game, score, opponent
  • Move clumsily (altered coordination)
  • Have balance problems
  • Show changes in mood, behavior, or personality
  • Respond slowly to questions
  • Forget events before the hit or fall
  • Forget events after the hit or fall
  • Lose consciousness (even briefly)