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Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports

Description:

To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with 26 leading organizations, developed the new "Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports" tool kit for youth sports coaches, parents, and athletes. The tool kit offers important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion—a type of traumatic brain injury. 

Toolkit:

Injury & Violence Prevention Toolkit

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Submitted:

10/19/2007

Modified:

03/09/2009

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