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Concussions are a type of brain injury that can range from mild to severe and can disrupt the way the brain normally works. Concussions can occur in any organized or unorganized sport or recreational activity and can result from a fall or from players colliding with each other, the ground, or with obstacles. Concussions occur with or without loss or consciousness but the vast majority occur without loss of consciousness.

Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion

FAQ's and Parent Information



In accordance with House Bill 632 Section 33-1625, Idaho Code the Idaho High School Activities Association has provided the information below for coaches, parents, and athletes, concerning the Identification and Management Strategies regarding concussions. The IHSAA encourages all coaches, parents, and athletes to educate themselves about the recognition and treatment of concussions. If you have any questions or need of further information, please contact your school or the IHSAA Office at admin@idhsaa.org.

1. http://www.idhsaa.org/medicine/concussion.aspx

2. http://legislature.idaho.gov/legislation/2012/H0632.pdf

3. www.cdc.gov/concussion

4. www.nfhslearn.com