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​Concussion: Guidelines for coaches, athletes and families

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Parents, coaches and children involved in organized youth sports are required by Wisconsin state law to receive information about the signs, symptoms and risks of sports related to concussion. The law also provides that parents, coaches and athletes sign a statement declaring they have received and understand the information.

Below you will find information about concussion and links to resources for coaches, athletes and families to help satisfy the requirements of the new law.

Downloads and resour​​ce information

Marshfield Clinic 

Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA)

Department of Public Instruction  

Guideli​nes for Concussion and Head Injury

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  

Toolkit for coaches, athletes and parents

​Concussions: What parents need to know

Marshfield Clinic experts on concussion discuss signs, symptoms and treatment of concussion, safe return to play and the role coaches and parents play in recognizing concussion.​

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