Disrupting Concussion Education: Team Up Speak Up
Chris Nowinski • TEDxBeaconStreetSalon
What if you are so concussed that you don't know you have a concussion? We are finally talking about concussions in sports, but we are not delivering the right message. If an athlete receives concussion education, the primary message they are told is, "Take yourself out, as it's better to miss a game than a season." But what if you are too impaired to recognize your concussion? What if your 12-year-old feels too much pressure to keep playing? The solution was discovered in a diary more than a century old, and the Concussion Legacy Foundation is bringing this lost wisdom back to keep kids safe.