I cannot stress enough the importance of recognizing signs of concussion. This is true for kids and adults alike. Since we are strongly encouraging our children to get active and engage in team play, we also need to teach them how to tell when they need a break. A concussion is like a brain sprain--some are worse than others, but all need to be rested until they feel better. Read more about the rate of head concussion in kids' sports and scroll towards the bottom of the article for a list of the signs of concussion.