🟒 Return 🚦


Athletes who have been provided with a Medical Clearance Letter may return to full sport activities as tolerated. If the athlete experiences any new concussion-like symptoms while returning to play, they should be instructed to stop playing immediately, notify their parents, coaches, trainer or teachers, and undergo follow-up Medical Assessment. In the event that the athlete sustains a new suspected concussion, the BASKETBALL MANITOBA YOUTH CONCUSSION PROTOCOL should be followed as outlined.

Athletes who are diagnosed with a concussion should be managed according to the Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport including the Return-to-School and Return-to-Sport Strategies. No athlete that has been diagnosed and is being treated for a concussion can be β€œreturned to play” without presenting this signed Medical Clearance Letter to their head coach.


⚠️A coach receiving this signed document from one of their players should keep on file in a secure location for the duration of the basketball season as it may need referencing at a later date. When no longer needed, all private data should be securly shredded.