South West Sports Trainers Association

South West Sports Trainers Association

21st April 2022

FREE Head Check App for Concussion

(Concussion Recognition Support Tool for anyone and easy to use)

This Head Check app has been developed by leading neuropsychologists and Emergency doctors at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and the AFL.

This easy to use head check app can be used by parents, guardians, club officials or sports trainers. It will identify if the player needs an ambulance or be seen by a doctor by asking a series of questions based on the newly SCAT 3 Concussion assessment protocol.

Although, design for children this can be used for any players of any age and also can keep records of concussion and is a great tool!

The Key Message remains the same for all concussion “If in doubt, sit them out”   

Reference: Murdoch Children’s Research Institute Head Check Concussion App May 2018

Notice Board

  • Wednesday 27th of April at 7PM in Warrnambool- Transdermal magnesium use in sports players
  • First Aid Course HLTAID 003 and CPR update available on 23rd of May 2022 and Friday 27th of May 2022 for sports trainers, club officials or parent helpers. Please contact for further information.

All current, past and future sports trainers welcomed to our meeting.


Does your club have a defibrillator? Have you checked the battery and the pads are still in date for this vital piece of equipment?

Proudly Supported by: The Flying Horse, Warrnambool – Pulse CPR – Star Printing

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