A loss of consciousness.
Glasgow coma score of 9-12.
A concussive event.
Post traumatic amnesia of 24 hours or greater.
All NJ high schools and colleges to develop policies and procedures for the prevention and treatment of concussions.
Continuing education for athletic trainers.
Certain measures to protect student athletes.
Development of an interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program.
No reading or playing video games.
12-hour period for progression through each step of recovery.
Is at risk for cumulative effects.
Can suffer serious long-term effects.
Is at no greater risk providing he/she has recovered completely from the previous concussive event(s).
Is at risk for second-impact syndrome.
December 7, 2010
December 7, 2001