Preventing head injuries is important, especially among student athletes. TMA has compiled resources to help physicians, coaches, parents, and students better understand the consequences and severity of head-related injuries. Physicians can download the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and find additional information. Students, parents, and coaches/trainers, can access the CDC’s HEADS UP resources.
Access free online training and continuing medical education credits on concussions.
Download tools for patient recovery.
Public health experts weigh in on traumatic brain injury before Congress.
Get the latest concussion training for youth sports and high school sports.
Download customizable materials for student athletes and parents and posters for locker rooms and offices.
Concussion and head injury prevention Information for parents.
Read and watch what other parents say about their children suffering from concussions.
Read what TMA physicians say about the subject.
Download mobile apps on head safety.
Learn how to protect your head.
Get familiar with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Watch and read testimonials from student and professional athletes.
Read about the seriousness of concussions.
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The University Interscholastic League (UIL), part of the University of Texas at Austin, has developed materials specific to concussion management requirements, including the latest protocols, training requirements, and legislative updates. UIL-produced public service announcements and flyers, designed for use by schools during games, are also available.
As students participate in sports, it’s important to be aware of a phenomenon that until recently was often overlooked: concussions. TMA member and pediatric resident Rigoberto Hernandez, MD, provides a closer look at traumatic brain injury.
When you hit your head, it can be difficult to determine if you need to visit the emergency room. TMA member and pediatric resident My Le, MD, shares which symptoms can aid your decision.
Helmets protect heads. Learn more about TMA’s Hard Hats for Little Heads program.
Got Concussion questions? Call the Knowledge Center.