If you are a Sports Medicine professional
who sees students with sports-related head injuries
…it’s important to know fact from fiction:
Concussion symptos show up immediately.
Symptoms don’t always occur immediately, and can show up hour or days later.
Move the unconscious player immediately off the field for observation.
Never move an unconscious individual until a neck or spinal cord injury can be ruled out. Also, do the ABCs, check airway, breathing and cardiovascular pulse before deciding to if/when/how to move the concussed individual.
Watch the video
from Dr. Harry Kerasidis: