District 211 Uses Impact Software to Increase Concussion Awareness
Byline: Courtesy of D211 Post
District 211 staff have worked hard to create awareness about head injuries for all student athletes involved in contact sports. Injuries in contact sports, which include football, cheerleading and soccer, to name a few, are heavily monitored by coaches, athletes and parents.
Throughout the past few years, Impact software has been used to keep track of an individual athlete's brain activity for head injuries, specifically concussions. This technological assessment has allowed athletic trainers and coaches to more effectively judge whether or not an athlete is injured and when they can return to competition.
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Publication information: Article title: District 211 Uses Impact Software to Increase Concussion Awareness. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: January 24, 2013. Page number: 3. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2013 Gale Group.
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