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Concussion Information

CONCUSSION TRAINING REQUIRED FOR PAFA PARENTS

PAFA is focused on creating a culture that is safe and supportive for youth athletes. To support this objective, PAFA requires at least one parent for each player to complete the on-line concussion training course provided by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention at the following address:

Link to required Heads-Up Concussion training:
https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html

One parent is required to provide to their Division Administrator on the first day of practice the certificate showing he/she has completed the training. Please click here for more info.

 

OPTIONAL CONCUSSION IMPACT TESTING—JULY 21 & 28
PAFA is proud to partner again with NovaCare Rehabilitation for the 2018 season to support player safety. NovaCare will provide on-site athletic trainers for all PAFA home games, as well as a robust safety management process for all PAFA participants.

As part of NovaCare’s comprehensive concussion management program, they are offering optional Baseline ImPACT testing on July 21& 28, 8 am – 12 pm, for PAFA athletes ages 10 and above. The cost is $10 per player, and registration is required.Click here for more details, and for the registration link.

Please contact Stephanie Wilkins with NovaCare (swilkins@elmhurst205.org) with any questions about the testing or registration process.