March 14, 2023

A Concussion is a traumatic brain injury.

It is a myth that the person must blackout or lose consciousness to sustain a concussion. More than 90% of concussions DO NOT involve a loss of consciousness by the person.

Once an individual sustains a concussion or more severe brain injury, he or she is at a greater risk of sustaining another brain injury.

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These materials are based in part upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture, under sponsored project number Missouri AgrAbility Award 2022-41590-38128.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0061-02-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.