Concussion Management Program. What is Second Impact Syndrome (2 nd Impact). A person having a second concussion before their brain has recovered from the first can lead to what is called Second Impact Syndrome (SIS) .
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A person having a second concussion before their brain has recovered from the first can lead to what is called Second Impact Syndrome (SIS).
In SIS, massive swelling of the brain causes pressure inside the skull that chokes off the flow of fresh blood and may lead to irreparable brain damage or death.
Participation in the following sports require signed consent for ImPact testing
Who will be tested
C. Post – Injury Testing
It was specifically recommended that each step should be separated by 24 hours. If the player has any relapse of concussive symptoms it will lead to the athlete dropping back to the previous level. In other words, if an athlete is asymptomatic at rest and develops a headache following light aerobic exercise, the athlete should return to complete rest.
By looking for and recognizing the signs of a possible concussion
The athlete must meet all of the following criteria in order to progress to activity: