Skate Canada is proud to announce the launch of the Skate Canada Concussion Ed mobile app. The app is another step forward in the organization’s goal of being a leader in safe sport by building awareness through education.
The app was developed by Parachute Canada’s team of experts and then customized for skating. The educational app provides users with best practice, interactive resources and tools around how to prevent, recognize, manage and track concussions. The app also includes, return to sport guidelines.
Skate Canada Concussion Ed provides a method to track signs and symptoms of concussion, following a diagnosis, enabling the user to track symptom duration and severity. The app pairs proven scientific research with fun, engaging material to ensure the information is accessible to everyone, whether you are an athlete, parent, educator or coach.
The Skate Canada Concussion Ed App is available for free in English and French through the App Store, Google Play and available via a web-based version for Blackberry and Window users.
Source: Skate Canada