Freestyle Ontario POLICIES
Freestyle canada’s Disciplinary Standard Operating Procedures/Code of Conduct
The following is a detailed copy of CFSA’s Disciplinary Standard Operating Procedures. This policy is applicable to all members and employees of CFSA, as well as all participants partaking in CFSA events. This policy applies both on and off the field of play for (any 24-hour period or longer during any CFSA sanctioned activity), and should be thoroughly read and understood by all those with CFSA involvement.
This document contains the following:
Definition of terms (and to whom the code is applicable)
CFSA Code of Conduct
List of infractions (both major and minor)
Official procedure for reporting infractions
Summary of the investigation/disciplinary/hearing/sanction process
Blank copy of “Incident Report”
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SPORT CONCUSSION ASSESSMENT TOOL
What is the SCAT2?
This tool represents a standardized method of evaluating injured athletes for concussion and can be used in athletes aged from 10 years and older. It supersedes the original SCAT published in 2005. Download PDF of Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 2: SCAT2
This tool also enables the calculation of the Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC) score and the Maddocks questions for sideline concussion assessment.
Instructions for using the SCAT2
The SCAT2 is designed for the use of medical and health professionals. Preseason baseline testing with the SCAT2 can be helpful for interpreting post-injury test scores. Words in Italics throughout the SCAT2 are the instructions given to the athlete by the tester. This tool may be freely copied for distribtion to individuals, teams, groups and organizations.
What is a concussion?
A concussion is a disturbance in brain function caused by a direct or indirect force to the head. It results in a variety of nonspecific symptoms (like those listed below) and often does not involve loss of consciousness. Concussion should be suspected in the presence of any one or more of the following:
- Symptoms (such as headache), or
- Physical signs (such as unsteadiness), or
- Impaired brain function (e.g. confusion) or
- Abnormal behaviour.
Any athlete with a suspected concussion should be REMOVED FROM PLAY, medically assessed, monitored for deterioration (i.e., should not be left alone) and should not drive a motor vehicle.