90%

90% of sports-related concussions
take place without the individual
losing consciousness.

1.6-3.6

1.6-3.6 million recreational and sports-related concussions occur each year in the United States alone.

40%

40% of athletes with concussions return to play before they should, putting them at risk for additional injury.

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Brought to you by the International Concussion Society, our mission is to serve medical professionals, athletes, administrators, coaches, patients and the public by providing a central repository of accurate and scientifically vetted concussion research. Working alongside a world-class scientific advisory board, the goal of Concussion.Org is to be the most trusted global resource on one of the most common, yet least understood, forms of traumatic brain injury.

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