Concussion Removal from Play/Return to Play Protocol 

REMOVAL FROM ATHLETICS
  • Require the immediate removal from athletics of any pupil that has or is believed to have sustained a concussion.
  • No pupils will be allowed to resume activity until they have been symptom free for 24 hours and have been evaluated by and received written and signed authorization from a licensed physician.
  • The school nurse must then approve the doctor's note.

Return to Play once symptom free for 24 hours and cleared by a doctor and the school nurse
  • Day 1: Low impact, non strenuous, light aerobic activity
  • Day 2: Higher impact, higher exertion, moderate aerobic activity.
  • Day 3: Sport specific non-contact activity.  Low resistance weight training with a spotter.
  • Day 4: Sports specific activity, non-contact drills.  Higher resistance weight training with a spotter.
  • Day 5: Full contact training drills and intensive aerobic activity.
  • Day 6: Return to full activities with clearance from school nurse.
  • Any return of symptoms during the return to play protocol, the student will return to the previous day's activities until symptom free.
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