Youth Sports Concussions Parents of student athletes who sustained head injuries, medical experts, researchers, and sports officials testified at a hearing about… read more

Youth Sports Concussions Parents of student athletes who sustained head injuries, medical experts, researchers, and sports officials testified at a hearing about concussions in youth sports. Dr. Thomas Talavage said that changes can be seen in the brain of athletes who take a large number of hits each week. He said recovery requires athletes to avoid contact sports for a period of time. Terry O’Neil told committee members that Pop Warner youth football eliminating the kickoffs for younger player is a sign that the players are not physically able to play the game as designed and that he believes tackle football should not be played until ninth grade and only after proper training. close

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  • Dawn Comstock Associate Professor Colorado School of Public Health->Epidemiology
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Program ID:
409522-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2016 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
Last Aired:
May 16, 2016 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • May 13, 2016 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 13, 2016 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2016 | 9:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2016 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • May 14, 2016 | 2:40pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 15, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 16, 2016 | 3:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 16, 2016 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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