Tribe Lacrosse is a recreational and club lacrosse program for boys and girls in the eastern Los Angeles, San Gabriel and San Fernando Valley. We are growing the game of lacrosse through H3 - honor hustle and humility.

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Concussion Management

 

Head injury continues to be a serious concern in youth sports, even when wearing helmets. Tribe Lacrosse takes the risk of head injury very seriously. Coaches are required to follow the Concussion Management Plan Guidelines set forth by US Lacrosse and observe the signs and symptoms of concussion as outlined in the Guidelines.

Concussion Signs and Symptoms

Signs (observed) Symptoms (reported by player)
  • Appears dazed or stunned 
  • Is confused about assignment or position 
  • Forgets an instruction 
  • Is unsure of game, score or opponent 
  • Moves clumsily 
  • Answers questions slowly 
  • Loses consciousness (even briefly) 
  • Shows mood, behavior or personality changes 
  • Can’t recall events prior to hit or fall 
  • Can’t recall events after hit or fall
  • Headache or “pressure” in head
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Balance problems or dizziness
  • Double or blurry vision
  • Sensitivity to light or noise
  • Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy, or groggy
  • Concentration or memory problems
  • Confusion
  • Does not “feel right” or is “feeling down”

 

Players with one or more signs or symptoms of concussion will be removed from activity until cleared by a medical professional. 

More information about concussions, what to look for, and how to manage a child with concussion can be accessed here.