Concussion apps

Concussion apps

  • There are a variety of mobile apps about concussion.
  • They can be a useful way to learn about concussion, its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Learn more about concussion apps.
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A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). It occurs when a bump, blow or shake to your head or body causes your brain to shake inside your skull, causing your brain to be bruised in a similar way to other parts of the body.

There are a variety of mobile apps about concussion. They can be a useful way to learn about concussion — its diagnoses, symptoms and treatment

Here are some concussion apps reviewed by Healthify

App Features Clinical review

CDC Heads Up Rocket Blades

  • A game for children aged 6–8 years to learn about the signs and symptoms of concussion and what to do if they hit their head.
  • Available from Google Play and App Store.
  • Cost: free.
  • Read more about CDC Heads Up Rocket Blades.
4 star review

Concussion Tracker


  • An app for people who have suffered a concussion, and their coaches or others who are involved in their care.
  • Available from Google Play and App Store.
  • Cost: free.
  • Read more about Concussion Tracker.
4 star review

Reviewed apps that are no longer available


  1. Mobile health for traumatic brain injury – a systematic review of the literature and mobile application market(external link) Cureus, 2020 
  2. Lee H, Sullivan SJ, Schneiders AG, et al. Smartphone and tablet apps for concussion road warriors (team clinicians) – a systematic review for practical users.(external link) Br J Sports Med. 2015;49(8):499-505.
  3. Daugherty J, Miles I, Sarmiento K, et al. A description and evaluation of the concussion education application HEADS UP Rocket Blades(external link) Health Promot Pract. 2018:1524839918764670.

Disclaimer: The NZ Health App Library is a free consumer service to help you decide whether a health app would be suitable for you. Our review process is independent. We have no relationship with the app developers or companies and no responsibility for the service they provide. This means that if you have an issue with one of the apps we have reviewed, you will need to contact the app developer or company directly.

Credits: Healthify editorial team. Healthify is brought to you by Health Navigator Charitable Trust.