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Concussion Safety

King-Devick Test

FM United Soccer Club is proud to operate a concussion safety program which utilizes the King-Devick Test , a remove-from-play sideline concussion screening test.

Full details of the FDT can be found on their website kingdevicktest.com

 

The King-Devick Test is an objective remove-from-play sideline concussion screening test that can be administered by parents and coaches in minutes. The King-Devick Test is an accurate and reliable method for identifying athletes with head trauma and has particular relevance to: Football, Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Rugby, Baseball, Softball and All Other Contact and Collision Activities.
King-Devick Test is an easy-to-administer test which is given on the sidelines of sporting events to aid in the detection of concussions in athletes. King-Devick Test (K-D Test) can help to objectively determine whether players should be removed from games. As a result, King-Devick Test can help prevent the serious consequences of repetitive concussions resulting from an athlete returning to play after a head injury.
KDT

U.S. Soccer Federation Recognize to Recover

U.S. Soccer announced the U.S. Soccer Concussion Initiative, which provides guidelines that began to be implemented in January 2016.

As a result of this initiative, Minnesota Youth Soccer Association has produced the following guidelines for heading:

MYSA Heading Guide