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Concussion Research: CDC on Concussion

HEADS UP! A concussion program by the CDC.

The CDC has created an informative program called HEADS UP, as part of their traumatic brain injury research, centered around recognizing concussion symptoms in youth sports.

This program has specific information geared toward parents, school officials, youth sports coaches, high school sports coaches, as well as healthcare professionals.

HEADS UP! Free online training.

The CDC hosts a free online training session for health care provders called 'HEADS UP to Clinicians: Addressing Concussion in Sports among Kids and Teens'. It is a collaborative effort between the CDC and the NFL (National Football League).  

Additionally, this website contains presentations by leading concussion experts, fact sheets, as well as handouts and other materials for your patients.

This free online training is also an excellent opportunity for CEU credits for Palmer College alumni.

Connecting with HEADS UP! on social media

HEADS UP!  has a multitude of avenues to keep up with their research and message.