Changing the Culture of Concussion Starts With You!
You can improve the culture of concussion by taking this free online training and using what you learn to inform how you talk about, prevent, and respond to concussions. Your actions can help create a safe environment for young athletes so that they can stay healthy, active, and thrive – both on and off the playing field.
You can print out a certificate once you complete the training and quiz, making it easy to show your league or school that you are ready for the season.
By the end of the training, you will be prepared to:
We can help athletes stay active and healthy by knowing the facts about concussion and when it is safe for athletes to return to play.
The HEADS UP to Youth Sports: Online Training is available to coaches, parents, sports officials, athletic trainers, and other individuals interested in learning about concussion safety.
Click one of the following links to access the best course for you:
Lindsay’s Law, Ohio Revised Code 3313.5310, 3707.58 and 3707.59 becomes effective on August 1, 2017. In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School
Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth
athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.
Lindsay’s Law, requires all youth athletes, parents/guardians, and coaches to annually complete a set of requirements prior to participating in any organized sports activity.
Senate Bill 252 states that members must follow and adhere to the Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth Athletes Law (Lindsay’s Law). Go to the following website https://ohsaa.org/medicine and watch the video. When you register you child or you register to become a coach you must check yes in your registration as a way of acknowledging that you and child have reviewed and completed both the video and have viewed the form.