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PSAs, Podcasts, and Radio Spots

Experience these public service announcements (PSAs), podcasts, and radio spots for a deeper understanding of the issues surrounding concussion, to discover the dangers of concussion, and to learn how you can help prevent your kids from experiencing it.

  • CDC Kidtastics: Bump on the Head Podcast

    In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about concussions, including how serious they are, symptoms, what to do if you think you have one, and tips for preventing them. Created: 2/15/2011 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Date Released: 2/15/2011. Series Name: CDC Kidtastics.

  • Know the Facts Podcast

    This podcast discusses concussions and provides information to help people better understand concussion. Created: 3/17/2010 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Date Released: 3/17/2010. Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts.

  • Taking Care after a Concussion Podcast

    This podcast describes how to take care of yourself after a concussion, including proper recognition and response recommendations. Created: 3/17/2010 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Date Released: 3/17/2010. Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts.

  • What You Need to Know about Concussions Podcast

    This podcast provides the essential facts about concussions and describes symptoms, danger signs, and ways to recover and heal after a concussion. Created: 3/17/2010 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Date Released: 3/17/2010. Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts.

  • Radio PSA: Announcers

    Two sports announcers discuss the serious nature of concussions. Created: 1/21/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Date Released: 1/21/2010. Series Name: CDC Radio.

  • Radio PSA: Coach and Team

    Coach and athletes discuss the serious nature of concussions. Created: 1/21/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Date Released: 1/21/2010. Series Name: CDC Radio.

  • Radio PSA: Mom and Daughter

    A mom and her teen athlete discuss the serious nature of concussions. Created: 1/21/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Date Released: 1/21/2010. Series Name: CDC Radio.

  • Radio PSA: Teens

    Discussion between two teen athletes about the serious nature of concussions. Created: 1/21/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Date Released: 1/21/2010. Series Name: CDC Radio.

  • Heads Up! Play It Safe Podcast

    As many as 3.8 million sports- and recreation-related concussions are estimated to occur in the United States each year. This podcast is a radio interview with CDC's Dr. Julie Gilchrist on the newly available “Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports" tool kit, which was developed to provide information to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion. Created: 5/21/2007 by National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Injury Response. Date Released: 10/31/2007. Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts.

  • Heads Up! Podcast

    A concussion or mild traumatic brain injury is one of the most commonly reported injuries in organized youth sports. It can exist without losing consciousness and symptoms can last minutes, days, months, or longer. So, it is important to recognize them and get treatment right away. CDC has developed Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports — a free tool kit to help youth sports coaches, parents, and athletes recognize and respond to concussion symptoms. Visit www.cdc.gov/concussioninyouthsports. Created: 7/27/2007 by MMWR. Date Released: 7/27/2007. Series Name: A Minute of Health with CDC.

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