Teenage athletes, head injuries, helmet design and the developing brain. The balancing act coaches, parents, and doctors play when trying to protect boys and girls from accidents while playing football, soccer, hockey, lacrosse, and more.


  • Hannah Krieger Head Varsity Girls' Soccer Coach, Woodrow Wilson High School (Washington, D.C)
  • Gerard Gioia Director of Neuropsychology, Children's National Medical Center; Principal Investigator, Children's Research Institute; Center for Neuroscience Research; Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, The George Washington University
  • Bill McGregor Head Football Coach, DeMatha Catholic High School (Hyattsville, Md.)

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