Introducing CrashCourse - Concussion Education Reimagined.Learn More
In addition to the HD football curriculum, supplementary products will be released in 2019. For more information see here.
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The CrashCourse products are designed for contexts beyond athletics. In fact, the #1 cause of concussions are bike accidents. Below are steps to empower your community and elevate your game:
As an educator, you are in an instrumental position to promote educational initiatives among young learners. Despite your knowledge level around various health issues, you will be able to use the CrashCourse products to optimize learning and retention in your learning environment. If you are highly knowledgeable about these issues, or have access to a medical/health expert, these products can be used as supplementary tool to reiterate key concepts and messages. However, if you are new to this information, you may simply show the curriculum in classrooms or practice to help build new knowledge and correct misconceptions.
Below are the various ways that the CrashCourse materials have most often been used.
Example 1: One Computer Per Student
Example 2: Computer Projection for Many Students
CrashCourse is partnering with larger organizations throughout the country. Please contact us here if you’d like to discuss the opportunities to share this content with learners throughout your network.
These initial concussion education products are specifically designed for young athletes. However, parents, coaches, athletic trainers and educators have found them useful to provide education on the latest science behind concussions.
Current evidence (2018) supports that majority of postconcussive symptoms will resolve in most children by approximately 10 days. However, some children are at higher risk for prolonged recovery due to pre- and post-injury risk factors. Return to activities should be guided by a clinician with expertise in concussion care. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2018)