First module →
Intro

Sports Concussion Modules

Background Image

Navigate with the green arrow icons
Jump to any slide - Press G

 

 

 

 

REMINDER: PICK THE BEST ANSWER OF THOSE POSSIBLE ANSWERS PROVIDED.
← Back to the beginning
Background Image Background Image

headache

What is a concussion?

click for answer selections →
Male Skateboarder
module 1 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 1 click to pause

What is a concussion?

  1. A concussion is a serious brain injury.

  2. A concussion can cause temporary or permanent brain injury.

  3. A concussion is caused when the brain moves rapidly in the head.

  4. A concussion affects the way the brain works: this includes memory, balance, decision-making, and emotions.

  5. All of the above.
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Background Image Background Image

The next day

ringing in her ears and a headache

angry

symptoms of a concussion

Which of the following symptoms may indicate a concussion?

click for answer selections →
Female
module 2 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 2 click to pause

Which of the following symptoms may indicate a concussion?

  1. headache, dizziness, feeling foggy, or seeing spots of light

  2. bothered by bright lights, loud sounds, ringing in the ears, feeling tired, feeling sick to your stomach, and/or throwing up

  3. feeling foggy or fuzzy, feeling angry and not being sure where you are

  4. all of the above
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Background Image Background Image

hit his head hard

for several minutes

blacked out, felt foggy, and was not sure where he was

headache, neck pain, felt tired, and was sick to his stomach

What should you do when you see someone who may have blacked out?

click for answer selections →
Male Dodgeball Player
module 3 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 3 click to pause

What should you do when you see someone who may have blacked out?

  1. Tell Joseph that he will be ok, and to take a few minutes to rest before returning to play.

  2. Immediately alert the teacher or an adult to call 911 for emergency medical assistance based on Emergency Action Plans.

  3. Give the injured person a pain pill.

 

 

 

Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Incorrect - please try again
Background Image Background Image

hit his head

doctor told him to rest

feeling lightheaded and dizzy

not speaking properly and having difficulty concentrating

angry

What should you do?

click for answer selections →
Male Baseball Player
module 4 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 4 click to pause

What should you do?

  1. Try to talk to him explain why you are worried.

  2. Talk to his teacher or coach because you think he may have a concussion and needs to see a doctor.

  3. Leave him alone.

 

 

 

Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Incorrect - please try again
Background Image

did not think that she blacked out

felt like she was in a daze

headache and blurred vision

may have suffered a concussion

How should Kenesha be cared for?

click for answer selections →
Female Soccer Player
module 5 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 5 click to pause

How should Kenesha be cared for?

  1. Kenesha should be given a pain pill.

  2. An adult should watch Kenesha for symptoms such as increasing headache, weakness, or throwing-up. If they get worse she should be taken to the hospital.

  3. She should try to play later if she feels ok.

  4. All of the above

 

Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Background Image Background Image

headaches, dizziness and tiredness

exercise or go to team meetings without feeling worse

worried that he may never recover

As a teammate what would you tell Jerome?

click for answer selections →
Male Football Player
module 6 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 6 click to pause

As a teammate what would you tell Jerome?

  1. Tell Jerome that he should NOT try to tough it out by training. despite having symptoms.

  2. Tell Jerome that his feelings are normal and the team fully supports him.

  3. Tell Jerome that he should be seen by a doctor before returning to practice.

  4. Tell Jerome his long term health is more important.

  5. All of the above
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Background Image Background Image

spots of light. He felt dizzy and was not sure where he was

didn’t get knocked out

something is clearly wrong

Can a good helmet or mouth guard prevent a concussion?

click for answer selections →
Male Hockey Player
module 7 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 7 click to pause

Can a good helmet or mouth guard prevent a concussion?

 

  1. Yes

  2. No

 

 

Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Background Image Background Image

suffered a concussion

told to rest until he was cleared to play

6 steps

some light exercise 24 hours after the concussion

What advise would you give him?

click for answer selections →
Male Football Player
module 8 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 8 click to pause

What advise would you give him?

  1. Light exercise is fine after 24 hours.

  2. Tell him to rest for another 24 hours at least.

  3. Zach should see his doctor if he has suffered a concussion. He should follow 6 steps before he returns to play.

 

 

 

Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Background Image Background Image

  • frustrated
  • anxious
  • sad

difficulty to quickly recover

still experiences concussion symptoms

what might happen if she plays the next game despite her on-going concussion symptoms

What should you tell your friend Jessica?

click for answer selections →
Female Lacrosse Player
module 9 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 9 click to pause

What should you tell your friend Jessica?

  1. Advise her to back to her doctor.

  2. Tell her she should wait. She could get another concussion.

  3. Tell her she needs to rest. Feeling sad is common after a concussion. She should talk it over with her parents and friends and not be alone.

  4. All of the above
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Background Image Background Image

adult

  • inability to concentrate

  • his poor memory

  • disappointing test results

repeated concussions

many years ago

Could there be a connection between Rob’s repeated concussions and his inability to concentrate?

click for answer selections →
Male Football Player
module 10 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 10 click to pause

Could there be a connection between Rob’s repeated concussions and his inability to concentrate?

 

  1. Yes

  2. No

 

 

Correct Answer!
Incorrect - please try again
Background Image Background Image

second head injury

insisted he was okay

stumbled

Why did Leon’s coach, trainer and physician advise him against that?

click for answer selections →
Male Hockey Player
module 11 click to pause
← Return to previous module Proceed to next module →
module 11 click to pause

Why did Leon’s coach, trainer and physician advise him against that?

  1. His coach and medical staff were worried that he might have suffered a concussion.

  2. His coach and medical staff knew he might not recognize the signs of a concussion.

  3. The coach and medical staff wanted to let him cool down, and then be assessed for a concussion.

  4. All of the above
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!
Background Image Background Image

headaches that won’t go away

bothered by bright lights, and loud sounds

she did not report the symptoms

first concussion

fears that she won’t be allowed to play if she reports her symptoms

What would you suggest?

click for answer selections →
Female Hockey Player
module 12 click to pause
← Return to previous module Finish →
module 12 click to pause

What would you suggest?

  1. Go ahead and play if she feels all right.

  2. Take a couple of extra days off and then decide, because the team needs her.

  3. Tell Li to report her symptoms to her parents and her coach. You should also report your concerns about Li’s probable concussion.

 

 

Incorrect - please try again
Incorrect - please try again
Correct Answer!

Congratulations!

You've finished the Concussion module set.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To review any of the modules click (G) on your keyboard.

For more information please visit the Sports Concussion Library