Big Safety

A bump on the head is serious business.
A concussion can happen in any sport, and it can have a long-term impact on your brain. It can happen to anyone, but you can help prevent concussions no matter what sport you love.

Listen to your coach or instructor and know the rules.
Always use the right gear, just like 10-year-old skateboarding star
Evan “Big E” Doherty. And most importantly, always let your coach or caregiver know if you think you might have a concussion.

Steps to prevent concussion gel with any sport.

  • Follow the rules of your coach and your sport.
  • Always practice good sportsmanship.
  • Use the right gear for your sport.
  • Make sure your gear fits and wear it correctly.

Watch out for these signs of concussion.

A concussion can come from a hit to the head from any direction and even from whiplash without any direct impact at all.

  • Headaches
  • Throwing up
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Seeing double or blurred vision
  • Bothered by light or noise
  • Feeling foggy or groggy
  • Can't focus
  • Can't remember stuff
  • Feeling confused
  • Just don't feel right

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Everyone hates concussions, but do we really know everything about them and how to deal with them? You better!

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