• Concussion Awareness, Diagnosis & Treatment

    Understanding Head Injuries

    Family physicians are often the first line of care for patients who suffer sports-related brain injuries. AAFP offers assessment tools, and provides recommendations for treating a patient with a concussion.

    Education Materials

    Diagnosis and Treatment

    Use these resources to help evaluate signs of a concussion and provide care if a concussion is suspected.

    AAFP Policies

    Sports Medicine

    Learn more about sports medicine, and review the AAFP’s policies about contact/collision sports, athletic trainers, and protective equipment in sports.