We know that children need recovery time if they have had a concussion. Did you know that trainers and coaches rely on a child's description of symptoms to decide if they should return to activiity? Cheerleaders who denied headaches and memory changes were tested with a cognitive test. The IMPACT testing differed from their description of symptoms in at least one area. Click here for article.
Georgia will requires a physician release to return to play after concussion. Make sure you check with your physician or concussion clinic if symptoms develop.
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