Rye Brook Youth Soccer Concussion PolicyUpdated Monday September 4, 2017 by Rye Brook Youth Soccer.
The RBYS Board recognizes that concussions and head injuries are the most commonly reported injuries in children and adolescents who participate in sports. A concussion occurs when normal brain functioning is disrupted by a blow or jolt to the head or body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth.
Signs and symptoms of a concussion may include:
Avoiding re-injury and over-exertion until fully recovered are the cornerstones of proper concussion management. Therefore, RBYS is adopting the following Policy to support the management of concussion injuries:
The written authorization must be submitted to the parent coach and the RBYS Board.