Summary

Concussions can happen in any sport or recreational activity. Knowing the signs and symptoms is the first step in protecting your child’s brain.

Remember these key points:

  • All concussions are traumatic brain injuries.
  • You don’t have to be hit on the head or be knocked out to get a concussion.
  • Young brains are more vulnerable.

Now that you know how to recognize a concussion, learn how to RESPOND when you suspect one.