Concussion

 

 

Club Policy
A player who exhibits any of the below symptoms shall be immediately removed from the match or training and shall not return to play that day. 

The player isn't allowed to play or train until they have had a formal medical clearance.

The coach is responsible for ensuring that the player’s parents are notified.

 

 

Concussion symptoms can be any of:
  • deteriorating consciousness
  • headache
  • dizziness / balance problems
    Can they walk along a line?
  • confusion / memory loss
    Ask what day is it? what did you do yesterday? who are we playing against?
  •  vomiting / nausea
  • neck pain
  • double vision

 

 

Team Officials and Parents should install the HeadCheck app for Android and iPhone

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

More details are available in the FFA Concussion Guidelines.