All athletes must have a baseline concussion test done in 9th and 11th grade.
This testing may be done by any doctor. However, Tri-City Physical Therapy offers this testing free of charge to Fruitland High School athletes. Please call them at 452-6366 to make an appointment.
Concussions are a type of brain injury that can range from mild to severe and can disrupt the way the brain normally works. Concussions can occur in any organized or unorganized sport or recreational activity and can result from a fall or from players colliding with each other, the ground, or with obstacles. Concussions occur with or without loss or consciousness but the vast majority occur without loss of consciousness.
The Idaho High School Activities Association (IHSAA) has provided information for coaches, parents, and athletes concerning the Identification and Management Strategies regarding concussions. Read More -->