Concussions in High School Sports

Concussions in High School Sports

Along with camaraderie, sportsmanship, and conditioning, high school sports means injuries, including concussions.

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.

Guests

Bill McGregor

Head Football Coach, DeMatha Catholic High School (Hyattsville, Md.)

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

Hannah Krieger

Head Varsity Girls' Soccer Coach, Woodrow Wilson High School (Washington, D.C)

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