Impact Free:Keeping Your Head In The Sport

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Impact Free:Keeping Your Head In The Sport

St. Anthony Summit Medical Center Traumatic Brain Injury Program invites you to learn about concussions! Please watch our fun and informative video, IMPACT FREE: Keeping your Head in the Sport. Take our quiz, test your knowledge, and let us know what think!To learn more and access the video to: https://www. Summitmedicalcenter. Org/SMC/Specialties/Traumatic-Brain-Inj ury-Prevention/Thank you,The TBI ProgramSt. Anthony Summit Medical CenterPOB 738; 340 Peak One Dr. Frisco, Colorado 80443summitmedicalcenter. Org970 668 6121


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the best treatment for a concussion?
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Listening to music

    • C. 

      Rest

    • D. 

      Solitary confinement

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are common signs or symtpoms of a concussion?
    • A. 

      Body aches and fever.

    • B. 

      Headache, dizziness, nausea or vomiting.

    • C. 

      Numbness and tingling to lower legs

    • D. 

      Itchy, red rash to face and back.

  • 3. 
    In the state of Colorado, who can legally clear a concussed athlete between the ages of 11-19 to return to activity? 
    • A. 

      Athletic Trainer

    • B. 

      Parent

    • C. 

      Teacher or Coach

    • D. 

      Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Doctor of Psychology

  • 4. 
    True or False:Depression and anxiety are possible long-term health concerns after a concussion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements about concussion is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Helmets prevent concussions.

    • B. 

      Every person's recovery is unique.

    • C. 

      Physical and mental rest is the best treatment for a concussion.

    • D. 

      Each person may expereince a variety of different symptoms.

  • 6. 
    _____________  is a rare, potentionally fatal condition that may occur if an individual receives another blow or jolt to the head before fully recovering from a concussion.
  • 7. 
    What is the name of the law in Colorado that requires coaches of organized youth sports to receive annual concussion training? 
    • A. 

      Heads First

    • B. 

      The Colorado Brain Law

    • C. 

      Senate Bill 5280

    • D. 

      The Jake Snakenberg Youth Concussion Act

  • 8. 
    True or False: A concussion is a traumatic brain injury?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What can we do to help others in our community with a traumtic brain injury? 
    • A. 

      Ignore their injury

    • B. 

      Educate ourselves and inform others about TBI

    • C. 

      Encourage the person to "tough it out"

    • D. 

      Speak to the person in a loud voice so they can hear you.

  • 10. 
    True or False: 80-90% of concussions resolve within a few weeks?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False