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Concussion Educational Resources

The NCAA Sport Science Institute is a leader in providing health and safety resources to college athletes, coaches, athletics administrators and campus partners. Together with leading medical organizations, behavioral health centers and content matter experts, the SSI provides educational resources for member schools to promote and support the health and well-being of student-athletes.

Located on this page are materials and resources related to concussion and repetitive head impact safety in college sport.

Concussion Safety Management

This link provides information for athletics administrators, athletic trainers and team physicians regarding the concussion safety protocol legislation passed by the five Division I conferences with autonomy , as well as best practices and resources for the diagnosis and management of sport-related concussion.

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Concussion Safety Protocol Checklist

This resource for directors of athletics, athletic trainers and team physicians provides step-by-step guidance for the implementation of an athletics department’s concussion management plan.

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Sports Medicine Handbook

This downloadable handbook provides guidance for directors of athletics, athletic trainers and team physicians to promote a safe environment for college athletes and to assist in the development of sports medicine policies and practices that support student-athlete health and safety.

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Concussion Fact Sheet for Student-Athletes

This downloadable fact sheet for student-athletes provides quick and easy-to-read information about concussions, their signs and symptoms, and recommendations for prevention and treatment.

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Concussion Fact Sheet for Coaches

This downloadable fact sheet for coaches provides quick and easy-to-read information about concussions, the signs that a student-athlete may have experienced a concussion, and recommendations for prevention.

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