HEAD INJURY CARE and RETURN to PLAY GUIDELINES
Head injuries are much different than injuries to other parts of the body and therefore need to be treated in a different manner. Scientific studies show that brain injuries in children take longer to heal than those same injuries in adults. The following are guidelines when an athlete incurs a head injury.
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Concussion TestThe Argo Sports Medicine Team uses this software as a tool to determine the extent of a head injury and the amount of time needed for a full recovery
IHSA Physical FormThe physical form must be filled out and signed by an athlete and parent prior to receiving a physical at ACHS. At the end of each school year the Sports Medicine team will provide physicals to all athletes for a fee of $10. This will be the only time athletic physicals will be available to athletes during the school year.