Know the signs of concussion to protect your young athlete

If you are able to determine the signs of a concussion, your child and his or her team as a whole will benefit from your knowledge. (Image source: Thinkstock)
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If you are able to determine the signs of a concussion, your child and his or her team as a whole will benefit from your knowledge. (Image source: Thinkstock)

Do you know the signs of concussion? With the fall athletic season about to begin, players and spectators alike are more concerned about the fun of the game rather than the risk of injury on the field, but it's important to be prepared should an emergency present itself. If you are able to determine the signs of a concussion, your child and his or her team as a whole will benefit from your knowledge. Injured players can get treatment sooner and have a successful recovery if there are concussion protocols in place. Click here to learn the signs of a concussion and what you should do about it.