High Performance Sport-Related Concussion Guidelines Released

February 16, 2024

The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sports Institute Network (COPSIN) recently released its High Performance Sport-Related Concussion Guidelines.

The guidelines include information on:
  • Concussion definition
  • Sport concussion policy, protocol, and education
  • Pre-season baseline (uninjured) neurological assessment
  • Concussion recognition and removal from sport participation for medical evaluation
  • Acute sport concussion assessment
  • Sport concussion management
  • Return to Sport
  • Persistent symptoms
  • Long-term effects
  • Prevention strategies
  • Retirement form sport considerations
  • Parasport considerations
For more information, read the guidelines in English or French.