Concussion Awareness

Over the past several years, there has been a tremendous amount of research regarding concussions and the long term impact they have on the well being of our athletes. UUSC is committed to the long term safety and well being of our players and as such our poilicy is to err on the side of caution when we suspect a player may have a concussion.

Following are a list of concussion resources for our coaches, parents and players. It is vital that we work together to understand the effects of concussions and make sure that we protect our athletes.

Center for Disease Control Concussion Home Pages
General Information about concussions
General information regarding concussions in sports

Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports
An initiative created and presented by the CDC to provide parents, athletes and coaches information on preventing, recognizing and responding to concussions. This site includes a downloadable concussion fact sheet as well as an online training course.