Enacted June 30th, 2013
A concussion is a brain injury, caused by a blow, bump or jolt to the head that can have serious consequences. It can occur in any sport or recreational activity.
On June 30th, 2013, Michigan was the 39th U.S. state to enact a law that regulates sports concussions and return to athletic activity.
The sports concussion legislation requires:
In order to meet the requirements of the law all coaches, employees, volunteers, and other adults who are involved with a youth athletic activity must complete one of the concussion awareness on-line training courses listed below. Please follow the appropriate link below for either youth or high school sports training. These videos are approximately 30 minutes. Please be sure to print or save the certificate that is offered at the end of the training session.
U of M Concussion Education - Concussion Training from Michigan NeuroSport
Youth Sports Training - CDC "Heads Up" Concussion In Youth Sports
High School Sports Training - The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)Training