Many Parents, Coaches Still Unaware of the Dangers of Concussions in Young Athletes

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A new survey has found that some coaches and parents may be likely to jump the gun when it comes to letting young athletes back on the playing field after a head injury. The researchers assert that better information should be made available regarding concussions so that parents and coaches can know when it’s safe to put a child back in the game. The research paper, titled “Post-Head Hit Return to Play Awareness in Parents and Coaches,” was recently presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference &…

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Published By: Psych Central – Wednesday, 28 October, 2015

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