This symposium will provide the attendee with three distinct perspectives about making decisions related to potential concussion on the sidelines of pediatric sports. Perspectives of parent, coach and health-care professional will be presented from a quantitative, qualitative and evidence-based practice perspective. Attendees will walk away understanding the unique challenges each of these stakeholders faces when considering sport-related concussion on the sidelines of a youth athletic event.
Attendees of this symposium will describe the challenges of sideline evaluation for concussion in the pediatric population.
Attendees of this symposium will compare and contrast parent, coach and health-care provider perspectives on the sideline decision-making process to remove a pediatric player from athletic activity.
Attendees of this symposium will identify barriers to stakeholder decision-making when faced with a potential concussion during an athletic activity.