Concussion Awareness (Erin-Hillsburgh Minor Hockey Association)

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Concussion Awareness
Read about the research we have done on Concussion Management and the team incentives being offered to our PeeWee, Bantam, and Midget teams: Protecting Our Players - SHIFT Concussion Management Program.
The below links provide additional information on concussions and guidance for parents, players and coaches/trainers on diagnosis and management. One of the most valuable tools is a 26-minute Hockey Canada-endorsed video on which provides a comprehensive overview of concussions in a kid/parent/ coach friendly way. Recent articles that relate to concussions in minor hockey are also linked below.

Thinkfirst Smart Hockey Video

Kids and Concussions: First-in-Canada Program Works to Protect Young Heads
The Province, April 10, 2012

Teens Face Greater Risks of Harm from Concussions: Study
The Montreal Gazette, January 19, 2012

Concussion Program Should be Expanded
Guelph Mercury, May 3, 2012

New Resource Supports Youth Concussion Care and Awareness
Canada Newswire, May 3, 2012

Canadian Medical Association: Sport Concussion Research
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