Concussion apps

There are variety of mobile apps available about concussion. These can be a useful way to learn about concussion. The Health Navigator team has reviewed some concussion apps that you may like to consider.

App Features Clinical review
Concussion coach app

  • Education and information
  • Self-assessment questionnaire
  • Self-help tools
  • Symptom tracking
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: free
  • Read more about Concussion coach app

Non-sports concussion




Sports concussion

CDC Heads Up Rocket Blades

  • Game
  • Designed for children 6-8 years old
  • Education and information
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: free
  • Read more about CDC Heads Up Rocket Blades
Excluded apps
 
   
  • Concussion Tracker - the app is a companion to a "complete concussion management" system which links athletes to teachers and coaches who have done the accompanying course and affiliated clinics. Users have to register for their online course. 

References

  1. Lee H, Sullivan SJ, Schneiders AG, et al. Smartphone and tablet apps for concussion road warriors (team clinicians): a systematic review for practical users. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Apr;49(8):499-505.
  2. Daugherty J, Miles I, Sarmiento K, et al. A Description and Evaluation of the Concussion Education Application HEADS UP Rocket Blades. Health Promot Pract. 2018 Mar 1:1524839918764670.
Last reviewed: 01 Dec 2018