Concussion Awareness: Athletics

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Concussion Awareness: Athletics

This course provides coaches, athletic directors, administrators and other athletic staff members with an overview of concussion dangers – as well as best practices to minimize concussion risks and ensure proper care for student athletes. Topics include: signs and symptoms of concussions, best practices and policies, including Rowan's Law concussion guidelines.

Variants:
  1. Full Course - 16 minutes
    This course is designed for all school staff.
Course Authors
Brent George, MPT
Brent George, MPT, founded G2 Sports Therapy in 1997 and is now the Regional Vice President for Drayer Physical Therapy Institute. Brent has served as a consultant to numerous high school, collegiate and professional athletic programs – including the University of Washington, Seattle Seahawks (football) and Seattle Mariners (baseball.) For the past 10 years, Brent has been a part-time instructor at the University of Puget Sound's Physical Therapy School. He is a faculty member for Complete Athlete and has conducted countless seminars on injury prevention, biomechanical analysis and functional exercise, including for the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.