September 10, 2021

Concussion Awareness Week in British Columbia

The first annual Concussion Awareness Week will be held across British Columbia from September 26th to October 2nd, to raise awareness about concussions and encourage everyone to learn to prevent,…
September 8, 2021

Concussion Awareness Week Toolkit

The information, tools and resources in this toolkit are intended to increase British Columbians’ awareness of concussion during BC’s Concussion Awareness Week, which will take place from September 26 to…
August 6, 2021

Concussions in Athletes who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Concussion can be more difficult to diagnose in those with visual impairments. Reduced visual functioning is a common characteristic of concussion; blurred vision, sensitivity to light, and visual fatigue are…
June 15, 2021

Concussion Resource Package for Motion Picture, Film, and Live Performance Workers

CATT has released a Concussion Resource Package for Motion Picture, Film, and Live Performance Workers created in collaboration with the Union of British Columbia Performers. The new package includes education…
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May 5, 2021

Has your institution mandated CATT for Athletes?

If you are interested in mandating CATT for your sports organization, please contact us.
April 26, 2021

CATT wins Gold at International Safety Media Awards

We are proud to announce that the CATT website won Gold in the 2020 International Safety Media Awards! ISMA honours exceptional safety media from around the world. Categories include Print,…
February 9, 2021

New concussion course educates athletes about concussion symptoms and management

CATT for Athletes includes a 30-minute, video-based course delivered in an interactive and engaging format. It provides detailed information on concussion recognition, reporting and management in the context of varsity…
January 28, 2021

Bell Lets Talk day reminds us that identification of mental health-related symptoms of concussion is still lagging

Despite rising levels of overall concussion symptom knowledge, this study shows a potential gap in the knowledge of the relationship between concussions and mental health issues.
Medical ProfessionalNews
December 1, 2020

New information for physiotherapists and occupational therapists available

The CATT for Medical Professionals now includes a new module for physiotherapists and occupational therapists who treat patients with concussion.
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November 30, 2020

New concussion course to help support survivors of brain injury in intimate partner violence

The new CATT for Women's Support Workers gives those who support survivors of intimate partner violence evidence-based tools.
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September 15, 2020

Concussion training mandated for BC School Sports coaches and trainers

Every head coach, assistant coach, manager, teacher-sponsor and student-manager will complete the CATT training.
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August 4, 2020

New resource for parents and caregivers caring for children with concussion

A new resource for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents who have sustained a concussion is available.
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June 22, 2020

Managing concussion symptoms during COVID-19

We’ve put together a few tips on how to manage concussion symptoms during this challenging time.
NewsParent & CaregiverSchool Professional
May 22, 2020

New factsheet on home learning with a concussion during COVID-19

Online learning can be challenging for students recovering from concussion.
NewsWorkers & Workplaces
May 13, 2020

New WorkSafeBC tool to assist return-to-work process

The Early Concussion Assessment & Treatment program provides workers with a concussion with an individualized treatment plan.
Medical ProfessionalNewsWomen's Support Worker
April 20, 2020

New concussion training course for women’s support workers coming soon

The course will help support workers to understand traumatic brain injury and concussion in the context of intimate partner violence.
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February 6, 2020

Updated CATT e-Learning Module for Parents & Caregivers

The update contains recommendations from the 2017 Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport and other evidence-based resources.
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January 7, 2020

‘ABC’ concussion tool for on-field assessment

The on-field assessment was created by Dr. Jim Bovard, team physician for the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Medical ProfessionalNews
January 2, 2020

Funding to support collaboration on concussion

This funding supports the project to create concussion resources for those who support women survivors of intimate partner violence.
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December 16, 2019

Research finds youth with sports-related concussion at greater risk of suicide

Teenagers who have had a sports-related concussion are at greater risk of suicide risk factors than those who did not have a concussion.
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September 24, 2019

Rowan’s Law Day reminds us of the dangers of undiagnosed and unreported concussion

A video from the Government of Ontario is part of a larger concussion awareness campaign and Rowan's Law.
NewsParent & CaregiverSchool Professional
September 18, 2019

Updated CATT e-learning module for School Professionals

CATT for School Professionals has information on concussion recognition, response, and management relevant for school professionals at all levels of education.
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July 23, 2019

New Canadian policy on concussion

The new policy from leading medical and sporting organizations refers to concussion in sport, leisure, and occupational settings.
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June 12, 2019

New Toolkit to Help Working Adults Recover From Concussion

The new module includes resources such as a Return to Work strategy and Incident Report for workplaces to document a potential concussion-causing event.
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April 17, 2019

New concussion resource to support survivors of intimate partner violence

The tool is expected to launch on the CATT website in early 2020.
AthleteCoachNewsPlayer or Participant
March 21, 2019

Concussion guidelines for high-performance Canadian athletes

Starting immediately, the guidelines apply to Canadian athletes competing in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the Pan-American and Parapan-American Games.
March 6, 2019

Updated CATT e-learning module for Coaches

The revised CATT for Coaches contains recommendations from the 2017 Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport and is available in English and French.
AthleteCoachNewsPlayer or Participant
February 12, 2019

Standardizing concussion care in East Africa

Sports federations, health professionals, and educators in Kampala, Uganda will receive education training on recognition and management for concussion.
Medical ProfessionalNews
February 1, 2019

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine releases position statement on concussion in sport

The position statement reviews the definition, pathophysiology, and epidemiology of sport-related concussion.
Medical ProfessionalNews
January 10, 2019

Your role providing primary care for concussion

As a health care provider, you have an important role in providing primary care to patients with acute concussion and those with persistent post-concussion symptoms.
Medical ProfessionalNews
December 24, 2018

New study looks at concussion education in Canadian medical schools

The importance of concussion education for undergraduate medical students should be reiterated.
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December 14, 2018

What you need to know about baseline testing

Should your athletes complete a baseline test before participating in sport?
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November 15, 2018

Dr. Shelina Babul part of pan-Canadian NFL-funded study on concussion in youth

The program will provide a national platform for concussion surveillance in high schools.
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September 12, 2018

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the USA releases guideline on mild traumatic brain injury

The guideline contains 19 sets of recommendations on mild traumatic brain injury in children.
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July 25, 2018

Survey shows Canadians consider concussions to be an important health issue

The Public Health Agency of Canada's survey found that only 51% of Canadians polled know where to find information on the brain injury.
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June 14, 2018

Daniel Carcillo on the effects of traumatic brain injury

Former NHL player Daniel Carcillo was interviewed by The Players' Tribune on the effects of repetitive traumatic brain injury.
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June 11, 2018

Updated CATT course for medical professionals

The new CATT for Medical Professionals is free-of-charge and is now available in both English and French.
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May 24, 2018

CATT resources now available in French

We have translated some of our concussion management tools into French.
May 15, 2018

New module coming soon: CATT for Workers and Workplaces

CATT for Workers and Workplaces will launch in spring 2019.
March 13, 2018

Rowan’s Law addresses concussion in amateur and youth athletes

Bill 193, also known as Rowan’s Law, received its third reading in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on March 6.
February 13, 2018

New novel calls for a change to reduce concussions in the NHL

Former NHL hockey player Ken Dryden was named a finalist for the BC Achievement Foundation National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction.
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January 30, 2018

The 11 R’s of sports-related concussion

Familiarize yourself with the 11 R’s of concussion.
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January 9, 2018

BC Hockey officials report increase in concussion knowledge after CATT training

CATT was mandated as a training resource to be completed by all BC Hockey team officials for the 2016-2017 season.
AthleteCoachNewsParent & CaregiverPlayer or Participant
January 9, 2018

New national guidelines on concussion in sport

The guidelines have been developed so that athletes with a suspected concussion receive timely, appropriate care, as well as the proper management of their condition that allows them to return…
January 9, 2018

New clarifications on baseline testing for concussion

Concussion baseline testing is no longer required or recommended for post-injury care of youth athletes with suspected or diagnosed concussion.
Medical ProfessionalNews
January 9, 2018

5th Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport released

The 2017 statement is a revision and update to earlier recommendations.