It takes a village.
It takes a passionate community of dedicated researchers, educators and health practitioners to keep athletes and active Canadians healthy and strong. We're happy to share a number of recommended resources that will support you in preventing and managing concussions and other sports-related injuries.
Parachute Canada has a great collection of information about concussion prevention and management, including a range of concussion courses.
The Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital has an excellent Concussion Handbook that has been designed to help with concussion management and recovery.
Concussions Ontario provides excellent information and a series of guidelines for concussions in children and adults.
Hockey Canada now has a Concussion Awareness app available for smart phones and tablets. It's a great resource and education tool for parents and players.
Play It Cool Hockey has a great set of Concussion Guidelines to help parents and players prevent and manage concussion injuries.
The Canadian Paediatric Society provides a variety of information about sports-related injuries, including concussions.
Through Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine you can access a wide range of research about sports and exercise related injury, including head trauma and concussions.
The Center of Disease Control and Prevention has an entire section of it's website dedicated to brain injury treatment.
Dr. Mike Evans narrates a fantastic video called "Concussions 101": A Primer for Kids and Parents".