Terms such as “ding” or “bell rung” minimize and trivialize an injury that may have
All injuries to the brain, regardless of how apparently minor they seem should be
Important:After a potential concussion (first 24-48 hours), if your child experiences
a sudden onset of any the following, contact your doctor or go to the emergency room.
Headaches that worsen
Unusual behavior change
Look very drowsy, can’t be awakened
Weakness or numbness in arms or legs
Loss of consciousness
Can’t recognize people or places
The information provided is a collaborative effort from the Brain Injury Association
of NH and the NH State Advisory Council on Sport Related Concussion. Further information
and notations can be reviewed by downloading the Sport-Related Concussion Consensus
Statement prepared by the NH State Advisory Council on Sport-Related Concussion.