Sports Concussions 2.0: More Secrets That Could Save a Life!

The Completed Guide To Understanding Concussions in Athletics
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

LATEST: Course Updated on 3/21/16. Over 900 students from nearly 100 countries are learning about concussions!

BRAND NEW course on Udemy! Welcome to the FIRST EVER course series on sports concussions!

So you've learned what concussions are and how to handle them. But if you're like most people, you still have more questions than you have answers. Learn how to understand the deeper subjects on concussion in sport. This course will provide you will the answers to many of your questions, and help you understand what your healthcare provider is thinking when you seek care for a head injury.

Learn how you can have a profound impact on the safety of your friends, children, loved ones and athletes by learning the basics of sports concussion awareness from Udemy's first ever concussion education courses! In this course, ill make this mysterious topic a little more friendly. You will also understand how to be the calm among the storm, should you or someone you know suffer a sports concussion.

Gain a Solid Understanding of Head Injuries and Help Protect Yourself and Loved Ones.

  • Learn About Baseline and Neurocognitive Testing
  • Learn About Recovery
  • Learn About Multiple Concussions
  • Learn About Preparing and Preventing Concussions


The Power To Save a Life...Literally In The Palm of Your Hand

Each year, thousands of athletes suffer from concussions. And every year, several young athletes die from head injuries in sports. This course will help you "step up your game" when it comes to the safety of your athletes, teammates and children. In this course, you will learn how deep the rabbit hole goes by understanding the more advanced concepts of concussive injury.

Head injuries do happen in sports; they are inevitable. You MUST be able to handle them appropriately. Will You know what to do when a head injury occurs? This course will help you answer "yes" to this question.

This course is perfect for anyone involved in athletics in any way, whether they be a parent, athlete, coach, spectator, official or other.

Content and Overview

In over an hour of content including plenty of lectures and several challenging quizzes, this course will take you through a sequential order of learning. You will continue your education by understanding the basics of testing and recovery. More importantly you will continue to gain valuable knowledge on preparing for and preventing head injuries.

When coupled with the your education on the previous course, you will be able to give your kids, peers and athletes one of the highest levels of safety one can offer.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand and use the tools available to you in order to be comfortable with the complete process of concussion management.

What are the requirements?

  • No prior knowledge or materials are required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn about and understand baseline and neurocognitive testing
  • Understand the Specifics of Recovery
  • Understand the potential harmful effects and risks of non-compliance and repetitive head injury
  • Understand How to Prepare for Concussive Injury
  • Understand How to Handle Multiple Concussions within a Span of Time
  • Understand How to Help Prevent Concussions
  • Understand the myths and facts surrounding concussions

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for any athlete, parent or coach involved in sporting activities.
  • Examples of athletes who will benefit from this course are those involved in the following sports: Soccer, Football, American Football, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Mixed Martiak Arts/MMA, Basketball, Baseball, BMX, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling and any other sport.
  • This course is also appropriate for staff of athletic teams, officials and referees involved in sporting activities.
  • Anyone in and around sporting activities should take this course.
  • Anyone interested in learning about sports concussions should also take this course.
  • This course is NOT designed for continuing medical education credit for healthcare providers, although some healthcare providers may benefit from taking this course if they do not have prior knowledge or training in concussion management.
  • This course is NOT designed for those who are wishing to diagnose, treat or rehabilitate a concussion. It is also NOT designed for those who wish to learn how to act as a medical professional would.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:00

Greetings and Welcome to Part 2 of the Sports Concussion Series!

01:42

Understanding Part 2

Section 1 Learning Assessment
6 questions
Section 2: Baseline Testing, Recovery and Return to Play
02:33

Get to know what the buzz is about baseline testing

08:40

Recovery is such an important part of concussive injury. Find out why here!

Section 2 Learning Assessment
6 questions
Section 3: Special Considerations
04:10

Why are we so crazy about concussions nowadays? Find out why!

07:05

Why are we so crazy about concussions nowadays? Find out why!

03:48

Recommendations for multiple concussions over a period of time

Section 3 Learning Assessment
5 questions
Section 4: Concussion Preparation and Prevention
How to Prepare For Concussions
03:30
06:29

Myths and Facts of Concussion Prevention

05:40

Steps you can take to help reduce the risk of concussions

Section 4 Learning Assessment
4 questions
Section 5: Review and Conclusion
04:59

A Final Review of the course

Article

Take what may be the most important oath of your life!

Section 6: Conclusion
Conclusion
00:21
BONUS LECTURE: Discounts on Courses and More!
Article

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Instructor Biography

Ryan Lowery, Certified Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine Instructor

Ryan Lowery Udemy Instructor in Sports Medicine

I have spent the better part of the last decade studying and perfecting my skills in sports medicine. I've seen the good, the bad and the ugly in the sporting world. And I give YOU the tools to help protect yourselves and your athletes!

Would you like to understand concussions?

Would you like to know how to tape an ankle?

How about prevent injuries?

See my Udemy courses. You could be helping your kids and saving lives today!


My Experience

Clinical Athletic Trainer - Milwaukee, WI

I currently work at a Chiropractic office in the United States doing outpatient rehabilitation and functional movement analysis

Founder, Executive Director - Derby Injury Prevention Network, Inc.

Changing the world of Roller Derby through health, safety, fitness and athleticism

Outreach Athletic Trainer - Milwaukee, WI

Working in the community, taking care of athletes and their injuries - all sorts. Gymnastics, Soccer, Roller Derby, Americal Football

Physician Extender, Orthopedic Surgery Assistant - Milwaukee Area, WI

I worked in an orthopedic office, and served as an assistant to an orthopedic surgeon in the office and in surgical cases

Head Athletic Trainer, American Arena Football - Milwaukee, WI

I was served an arena football team and took care of all their injury needs.

Athletic Trainer - Outpatient Physical Therapy - Marquette, MI

I was responsible for seeing patients of all types in the outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting. I also served as the head athletic trainer for a Junior A ice hockey team, and provided Athletic Training and Strength & Conditioning services for the United States Olympic Short Track Speedskating program.

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer - Marquette, MI

Responsible for Division II Collegiate Athletics: Men's and Women's Basketball, Track/Field, Cross-Country Skiing. Instructor for Collegiate Athletic Training, First Aid and Safety courses taught at the university.


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