HEADS UP to High School Sports: Officials
Sports are a great way for children and teens to stay healthy and can help them do well in school. As a high school official, your actions help set the tone for safe play and can help lower an athlete’s chances of getting a concussion or other serious injury. Learn more about concussion in high school sports, how you can create a culture of safety at a game or competition, and more.
Information to help you protect athletes from concussion or other serious brain injury, learn how to spot a concussion, and know what to do if a concussion occurs..
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