Concussions: Important Information for Parents, Players and Coaches

Posted by Kamloops Rattlers on Feb 25 2021 at 09:21PM PST

Every year, players of all ages in all sports receive concussion injuries during games and practice. Characterized by an impairment of the brain’s normal function and caused by violent shaking or jarring of the brain, concussions may cause alterations in cognitive function, vision, eye movement, facial movement, or speech. Contrary to popular belief, no helmet in any sport can prevent a concussion.

Please visit the Health and Safety Information Page to learn more about what KMLA is doing in regards to concussions for the upcoming 2021 season.

Here is a great video to help understand concussions and concussion management for players.



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