Concussions in High School Athletes. By Dr. Leyen Vu Resident Physician, St. Peter Hospital Sept. 28, 2010. Definition: Concussion. Change in mental status caused by a traumatic episode with or without loss of consciousness.
By Dr. Leyen Vu
Resident Physician, St. Peter Hospital
Sept. 28, 2010
Stepwise return to play (Vienna, 2001)
Day 1 - No activity and rest until no symptoms (i.e. headache dizziness, etc.)Day 2 – May start light aerobic exercise if no symptoms Day 3 - Sport-specific training Day 4 - Noncontact drills Day 5 - Full-contact drills Day 6 - Game play
in college or NFL