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Table 2 Public health model of concussion prevention

From: Using opinion leaders to address intervention gaps in concussion prevention in youth sports: key concepts and foundational theory

Stage Strategies Example
Primary Strategies to prevent injury occurrence Eliminate or limit contact in sports gameplay and training
Secondary Manage injury to prevent worsening of condition On-site management of concussion
Tertiary Prevent long term complications and reoccurrence of injury Medical recommendation for delayed return to sport or disqualification due to sustaining multiple concussions
  1. Table is not exhaustive