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Concussions and Head Injuries

Cal North recognizes the need for increased awareness about concussions, head injuries and brain trauma. In order to assist our many administrators, coaches, referees, parents and players, a number of resources are being made available. The links below are to information provided by the Centers for Disease Control. Their "Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports" initiative gives facts about concussions, signs and symptoms, suggestions for prevention and treatment.

Please take some time to familiarize yourself with this information and documents below.

Baseline Testing Information

As part of strategic partnership with US Youth Soccer and Axon Sports, affiliated members and players receive a 15 percent discount on Baseline tests. Today, the Axon Sports Computerized Cognitive Assessment Tool (CCAT) is available to help safeguard Athletes as young as age 10.

NFHS Learning Center Free Online Courses

Concussions In Sports: What You Need To Know - Designed to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports.  The course meets new legislation, Assembly Bill 1451, requiring California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) high school coaches receive training every two years on recognizing the sings of concussions. 

A Guide To Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention - Focuses on how to minimize the risk of heat illness and provide guidance on how to best acclimate students to warm weather.

Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment - Presents content on abusive situations, hazing, and bullying, and how the Internet and technology play a role in all of these situations. The coach is provided data on the extent of these problems as well as guidance on the role s/he must play to protect the health and safety of athletes. 

For additional NFHS resources please visit their Locker Room, an online collection of course outlines, articles, and other helpful links. 

Document Description Post Date
Concussion Notification Form .PDF Document Use: This form is to be used notify a concussion has occurred. Aug 25, 2015
Cal North Concussion Procedure and Protocol .PDF Document Use: Concussion signs, symptoms, and management at training and competitions. Jul 02, 2015
Heads Up Concussion In Youth Sports: Fact Sheet For Coaches .PDF Document Use: Lists important facts coaches should be aware of. Describes what a concussion is, how to recognize a possible concussion, and the appropriate response to one. Oct 08, 2013
Heads Up Concussion In Youth Sports: Fact Sheet For Parents .PDF Document Use: Describes concussion signs and symptoms that can be observed by parents, concussion prevention, and the appropriate response a parent should make. Oct 08, 2013
Heads Up Concussion In Youth Sports: Fact Sheet For Athletes .PDF Document Use: Lists concussion facts, concussion signs and symptoms, concussion prevention, and the appropriate response an athlete should make. Oct 08, 2013
Heads Up Concussion In Youth Sports: Clipboard Sheet .PDF Document Use: Clipboard sheet indicating signs and symptoms, action plan, and important phone numbers. Oct 08, 2013
Insurance Case Report (Accident Report Form 8206) .PDF Document Use: Team Official This form is to be completed by a registered Cal North team official when a Cal North registered player or team official is injured. This form is to be submitted to the Cal North office in a timely manner to insure adequate insurance coverage or injury documentation. You can also submit the form online by visiting Apr 13, 2012
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