The most common cause of concussions in children and teenagers is head injury during contact sports such as rugby, football, and basketball, as well as non-contact sports such as cricket and softball.
While participating in sports is a great way for your child to make friends and stay active, here are some things you can do to ensure they stay safe while they play:
Concussions can also occur from falls at home (e.g. from a double-decker bed). Home fittings and furniture should be assessed for safety.
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