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Concussion & Safety Info

USA Hockey's Neck Laceration Protection Policy

Neck Laceration Protectors and Learn To Skate

USA Hockey has said that neck laceration protectors are not required for any anyone who is not on an official USA Hockey roster and does not play any USA Hockey sanctioned games, such as Learn to Skate kids.



WHEN IN DOUBT,

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USA HOCKEY CONCUSSION INFORMATION

Concussion Resources

PEDIATRIC SPORTS SPECIFIC RETURN TO PLAY GUIDELINES FOLLOWING A CONCUSSION

This article explains the proper progression for returning to full athletic participation following suffering a concussion.

WAHA SPECIFIC CONCUSSION INFORMATION

Concussion Reporting Form

This form is required whenever a player is removed when it is reasonably suspected they have suffered a concussion. When it is filled out the submitter will automatically receive a copy of the USA Hockey Return To Play form.

COMPLIANCE FORMS

These forms are required  per State Law and USA HockeyWAHA policy

CrashCourse Brain Fly-Through

Dramatic race footage leads to a journey through the human brain. Traveling amidst blood vessels, cerebrospinal fluid and white matter, this fly-through demonstrates the complexity and fragility of the brain, emphasizing the importance of caring for it.

NFHS Online Course - Concussions In Youth Sports

Free courses provided by the National Federation of High Schools