Concussions in Youth Sports

Pioneering forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu’s new book, Brain Damage in Contact Sports, offers clear advice to parents who are wondering whether to allow their children to play full contact sports like football or lacrosse. Dr. Omalu pioneered understanding of degenerative brain disease in athletes who sustain multiple head injuries, and his fight to push the NFL to admit to the prevalence of traumatic brain injuries among former football players was chronicled in the movie Concussion.

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