Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports
The "Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports" initiative provides tools and information for high school coaches, athletic directors, athletic trainers, parents, and athletes with the goal of raising awareness and improving prevention, recognition, and response to concussion.
Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports
CDC "Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports" focuses on improving prevention, recognition, and response to concussion among young athletes participating in organized and unorganized youth sports and recreation activities.
Heads Up to Schools: Know Your Concussion ABC’s
CDC’s "Heads Up to Schools" initiative provides school nurses, parents, and counselors, teachers and other school professionals (K-12) with information on how to help prevent, recognize and respond to concussion.
Heads Up to Clinicians:
The "Heads Up to Clinicians" initiative focuses providing information, as well as diagnosis and management tools, for health care professionals working in the acute care and primary care settings to help improve a patient’s health outcomes following a mild TBI. In addition,the initiative includes educational materials for patients, clinical diagnosis and management guidelines, and online tools and training.
"Heads Up" online training for Youth Sports coaches
CDC/USA Football concussion awareness video (part of the USA Football, football fundamentals training for coaches)
CDC/National Federation of State High School Association training for High School coaches
Keeping Quiet Can Keep You Out of the Game (2:00 minutes)
Read more about Tracy’s Story [PDF 187KB]
Keeping Quiet Can Keep You Out of the Game…A Mother’s Story (2:00 minutes)
Brandon’s Story (News segment from PBS News Hour with Jim Lehrer, which originally aired on January 26th, 2000.)
Video for student-athletes
Poster for every NCAA sport:
Fact sheet for coaches
Fact sheet for student-athletes
Public service announcement (PSA) that will air at NCAA tournament sites
Sample concussion management plans for team medical staff
CDC Kidtastics: Bump on the Head (2:49 min minutes)
Heads Up! Play It Safe When It Comes to Concussions! (6:49 minutes)
Heads Up! (0:59 minutes); in Spanish (1:27 minutes)
Heads Up! Concussion Information for Physicians (6:43 minutes)
Know the Facts: Understand Concussion (1:11 minutes)
What You Need to Know About Concussion (2:24 minutes)
Taking Care After A Concussion (1:27 minutes)
Talking to Your Patients: A Clinician’s Guide to Treating Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (2:36 minutes)