KNOW THE FACTS ABOUT CONCUSSIONS IN SPORT
Many resources to help recognize and manage concussions in sport are available. Some resources that meet the parameters outlined in the Canadian Guideline for Concussion in Sport can be found here; you may also refer to Provincial or National Sport Organizations for sport-specific information. The sites identified provide a wealth of information on education/awareness, recognition, concussions management protocols and apps, as they pertain to sport organizations, coaches, athletes, and parents.
As part of a national project to harmonize concussion guidelines and protocols, Parachute Canada led the development of the Canadian Concussion Guidelines. Harmonized protocols will better equip coaches, officials, athletes, parents, and medical professionals with information that is consistent and based on evidence.
The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements and to develop further understanding of sport-related concussion (SRC) using an expert consensus-based approach.
Parachute Canada is a national charity dedicated to injury prevention.
For concussions, you will find general information, programs, and more specific professional services.
SIRC is Canada’s leading hub for concussion in sport resources. Discover tools, protocols, policies, research, success stories and more.
As the provincial lead agency for injury prevention across New Brunswick, Trauma NB provides leadership and coordination of clinical care, education and research related to serious and critical injuries in the province, including concussions.