Twitter Chat

The Childress Institute hosted a Twitter chat (#KidsConcussions) to discuss sports-related head injuries in children on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 1-2 p.m. EST.

The @InjuredKids Twitter chat brought together prominent researchers, public advocates, certified athletic trainers, and medical professionals to discuss:

  • Latest research about children’s head injuries
  • Education about how to protect young athletes
  • Advocacy suggestions for parents, coaches, trainers and physicians
  • How to recognize the signs and symptoms of a possible concussion
  • Treatment options

To read our transcripts, click here, or visit

Experts that participated in the chat included:

View resources here:
CHOP's concussion resources
Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concussion information
Concussion Facts
Matthew Gfeller Foundation
USA Football, Heads Up Tackling Overview
Youth Football Study

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