Paediatricians on concussions: If in doubt, sit them out
- rest until all symptoms are gone.
- not play sports, exercise or participate in any recreational activities.
- limit activities like reading, texting, watching television, computer work and electronic games.
- be cleared by a physician before returning to school or sports.
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