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Impact Software Increases Safety, Concussion Awareness for Student Athletes

District 211 staff have worked hard to create awareness about head injuries for all student athletes involved in contact sports. Injuries in contact sports, which include football, cheerleading, and soccer to name a few, are heavily monitored by coaches, athletes, and parents. Throughout the past few years, Impact software has been used to keep track of an individual athlete’s brain activity for head injuries, specifically concussions. This technological assessment has allowed athletic trainers and coaches to more effectively judge whether or not an athlete is injured and when they can return to competition. “The start of the process is at ...