Concussion

New Jersey State Interscholastic Activities Association

NJSIAA Parent/Guardian Concussion Policy Acknowledgment Form

Return to Learn / Return to Play

CDC – Concussion

Information for Physicians – Facts for Physicians Booklet; Acute Concussion (ACE) form

ACE Care Plan (Work and School Versions)

Concussion in Sports Palm Card

Information for Patients – Heads Up: Preventing Concussion fact sheet

NCAA Information and Educational Programs

National High School Federation – Free learning course on concussion designed for coaches, but is very good. A 20 minute Internet program presented by a sports medicine physician who heads the Federation sports Safety Committee. Do not be intimidated by having to register and appear to pay for the course; it is FREE!!

ImPACT – ImPACT is a computer-based Neuropsychological Testing system for four domains: verbal memory, visual memory, speed of processing and reaction time. For New Jersey, the “gold-standard” of computer-based neuropsychological testing done by high schools – and in primary care offices and concussion centers. A brief 20 to 40 minute testing format; not a substitute for a full neuropsychological testing battery done by neuropsychologists.

Brain Injury Association of New Jersey – BIANJ Concussion in Sports Committee a held Concussion Summit in February 2006 at Giants Stadium and has been active in assisting 100 high schools in New Jersey to obtain ImPACT at a reduced rate for a three year period. Producer of concussion poster for your office walls.

Computerized Neuropsychological Tests

ANAM
Axon Sports (exclusive distributor of the CogState test in North America)
Headminder
ImPACT