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The WYSL recently sponsored concussion & First Aid training for all in-house and travel team coaches.  The training was conducted by Jen Searles APRN, concussion specialist, and Dan Searles Athletic Trainer, Trumbull High School and Select Physical Therapy(CJSA affilated).  In addtion to Concussion & First Aid the training covered soccer specific injury prevention techniques.  The topics covered were as follows; 
1. Concussions -  
  • What is a concussion?
  • Symptoms and Signs  
  • On field concussion management
  • Prevention
  • Treatment
2. First Aid Certification - Focused on prevention and response to soccer related injuries
  • Heat related conditions
  • Asthma, Allergies, Diabetic, seizures
  • External Bleeding Control
  • Shock
  • Head Neck & Back Injuries
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Warm up & proper stretching techniques
  • Stregthening & Agility, core
  • Hydration 
Please click the reference page for information on Injury Prevention/Response & Conditioning Training.