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                                            Concussion Signs and Symptoms


Use the following list to help determine if your athlete has had a brain injury. Anyone of these signs can indicate a concussion.
Concussions are usually caused by a blow to the head, but not always. Continually assess your athletes. Athletes with potential concussions should not be allowed to re-enter practice or competitions.

• Loss of consciousness (even briefly)
• Nausea or vomiting
• Ringing in the ears
• Feeling light- headed or dizzy
• Memory troubles
• Trouble with balance
• Answers questions slowly
• Dazed or stunned
• Confused
• Forgetful
• Moving slowly or clumsily
• Headache
• Blurred Vision
• Sensitivity to light
• Sensitivity to noise
• Concentration problems