This video, supported by Scotiabank, teaches individuals how to prevent, identify, and return to play after a concussion, and provides Canadians with information to support injury prevention on the ice.
It also features interviews with hockey superstars, John Tavares, Tessa Bonhomme, Patrice Bergeron, Tyler Myers, and Caroline Ouellette.
We recommend this video for viewing at team meetings, with coaches, trainers, parents, and players.
The Parachute Smart Hockey Concussion Kit accompanies the video, and includes the following pieces:
Additional tools to supplement the Concussion Kit:
SCAT3: Sport Concussion Assessment Tool, 3rd Edition
Child-SCAT3: Sport Concussion Assessment Tool for children ages 5 to 12 years
Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool
Even when wearing the required gear, players can suffer injuries, which is why it is important to think first and keep respect in the game. Let's all stay safe and enjoy hockey for life!
This video was developed and reviewed in consultation with a team of multidisciplinary experts including members of ThinkFirst Canada's Concussion Education and Awareness Committee, sports medicine doctors, neurosurgeons, physiotherapists, researchers, and concussion experts in Canada. It was also developed in keeping with the international Zurich Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport. It has been endorsed by the NHL, NHLPA and IIHF.