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Concussion is “a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanical forces.” Concussion results from acceleration and deceleration forces which may be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with an 'impulsive' force transmitted to the head.

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Multimedia: Heads Up App (2013)

Visit

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control,

The Heads Up app will help you learn how to spot and what to do if you think your child or teen has a concussion or other serious brain injury.

Multimedia: Heads Up App (2013)

Visit

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control,

The Heads Up app will help you learn how to spot and what to do if you think your child or teen has a concussion or other serious brain injury.

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