Episode 265: Why are concussions increasing in children and adolescents?

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Why are concussions increasing in children and adolescents?

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2 Responses to Episode 265: Why are concussions increasing in children and adolescents?

  1. i listen to your podcasts and i completely agree with your comments on youth concussions… and, IMO an additional factor for the increase might be the glorification of the ‘big hit’ in football and the blocked shot/dunk in basketball. Seems it’s the violent plays that get most attention and even celebration on programs such as ‘Sportscenter’. keep up your great work and service, God’s Blessings

    • I really appreciate that, Mike! I agree that the big hit probably gets into the heads of young athletes. I was glad that SportsCenter ended its “Jacked Up” segment a few years ago.

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