Health Talks with HRH

Concussions in Youth Sports

December 2, 201511 min
An estimated 10% of all athletes in contact sports such as football, hockey, and soccer suffer a concussion each season. Both parents and coaches should be aware of the signs and symptoms of a concussion to protect the well being of their players.Some symptoms may include headache or a feeling of pressure in the head, temporary loss of consciousness, confusion or feeling as if in a fog, amnesia surrounding the traumatic event or dizziness or "seeing stars".Listen as Dr. David Harsha discusses what to watch out for to prevent sports injuries, including concussions for your youth athlete.

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