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Tennessee Concussion Laws

AFFECTED PARTY: Youth athletes: 18 years old and younger

ACTIVITY: Youth athletic activities

ACTION TAKEN: Immediate removal

TRAINING/EDUCATION: Coaches and athletic directors (or head of the youth athletic activity) are to complete an annual concussion and head injury education course along with signing an information sheet. Athlete and parent or legal guardian must annually sign a form acknowledging receipt and understanding of information on concussions.

RELEASE AUTHORIZATION: A licensed healthcare provider who has received training specifically dealing with brain injuries and/or concussions