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Adult & Youth Flag Football Concussions: What to Know

Football concussions can be very serious, and many people are attributing the increasing rise of youth flag football to the growing safety concerns of full contact football in pads. But even in flag football, concussions can still happen and as a player or youth flag football coach, it’s imperative you know how to recognize a football concussion and what symptoms to keep an eye out for. Take a look at the following list for more information on how to recognize and respond to concussion like symptoms. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury typically resulting from blow to the head or body, that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull, usually resulting in temporary unconsciousness and swelling of the brain. What Causes a Concussion? Usually a blow to the head or body can cau...

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