HEADS UP Resources

What to know

Here you can find details on HEADS UP concussion trainings, mobile apps, and other tools for concussion safety and prevention.


HEADS UP training courses

CDC Heads UpEADS UP. Youth Sports Coaches. Online Concussion Training. Take the Training.
The trainings provide info on concussion safety and prevention.

CDC's HEADS UP Online Concussion Trainings share the latest guidance on concussion safety and prevention. The trainings provide essential information to help spot signs and symptoms of possible concussions and take action.

Rocket Blades mobile app

Rocket Blades brain safety game.
Rocket Blades - The brain safety game for kids 6-8.

3-2-1 Blast Off! CDC's Injury Center developed a mobile game app on concussion safety for children aged 6 to 8. Through a futuristic world of galactic racing adventures children can learn the benefits of playing it safe and smart!

The app teaches children:

  • the different ways the brain can get hurt during sports activities.
  • how important it is to tell a coach, parent, or other adult when an injury occurs.
  • the importance of taking time to rest and recover if they have a concussion.

Download the App

Concussion Safety and Rocket Blades

Parents and Coaches: Kids want to hear from parents and coaches about concussion safety.

Concussion and helmet safety app

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HEADS UP concussion and helmet safety app

The CDC HEADS UP Concussion and Helmet Safety app will help you learn how to spot a possible concussion. It also teaches what to do if you think your child or teen has a concussion or other serious brain injury.

The application also includes a 3D helmet fit feature that teaches about proper helmet fit, safety and care.

Download the App