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Concussion Training Quiz

Instructions: Please take the following quiz to test your knowledge of our Concussion Training.

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  1. Concussions are traumatic brain injuries
  2. You have to be hit on the head to have a concussion
  3. A concussion must involve a loss of consciousness or being knocked out for at least a few seconds
  4. When can a concussion occur?
    Only when playing full contact sports
      Only when the individual who was hit or jolted loses consciousness
    In any organized or unorganized recreational sport or activity
  5. Which of the following are signs of a concussion that you, as a coach, may identify?
      The athlete follows the rules for safety and the rules of the sport, practices good sportsmanship, and uses the proper equipment for the sport
      The athlete appears stunned, is unsure of the game, score or opponent, is confused about their assignment or position, or is answering questions slowly
    The athlete is behaving normally
  6. Which of the following are symptoms of a concussion that an athlete may describe?
      The athlete complains of dizziness and says they have balance problems
      The athlete states the light hurts their eyes, and complains of a headache
      The athlete says they’re hungry and are feeling weak
      Both the first and second statements
  7. What is the first thing you should do as a coach if one of your athletes has been jolted, sustained a bump or blow to the head or body?
      Allow the athlete to finish out the quarter, inning, etc. and then take the athlete for a medical examination
    Remove the athlete from play and look for signs or symptoms of a concussion.
    Immediately rush the athlete to the hospital, even if none of the danger signs are present
  8. Which of the following would indicate a medical emergency of a severe concussion and require rushing an athlete to the hospital emergency department?
    The athlete loses consciousness, is persistently vomiting or seems to become increasingly more confused and restless
    The athlete seems slightly off balance and isn’t feeling quite right
    The athlete complains of having neck pain and a headache
  9. When can an athlete return to play after a concussion?
    As soon as they are feeling better
    When the parent, guardian or care provider says it’s okay for the athlete to return to play
    After being cleared by a health provider, and after showing no additional signs/symptoms of a concussion
  10. As a coach, how can you help prevent concussions?
      By working with parents, athletes and coaches to spread awareness about concussions all year, including pre-season, during the season and post-season
    By teaching the athletes to always play hard and win at all costs
    By ensuring all athletes wear properly fitted protective equipment, practice good sportsmanship at all times, and follow the rules of play
    Both the first and third statements
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