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Tackling Sports-Related Concussions

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Last month, the NFL and retired players and their families agreed to a $765 million settlement over concussion-related lawsuits. The suit has focused public attention on head injuries in all levels of football, and many other sports. We'll discuss the prevention and treatment of sports-related concussions.


Eric Freitag, co-founder of the California Concussion Coalition, board-certified neuropsychologist and executive director of the Mt. Diablo Memory Center Sport Concussion Program

Carlin Senter, primary care sports medicine specialist at UCSF, Concussion and Brain Injury Program

Pratik Mukherjee, associate professor of radiology at UCSF

Nate Jackson, former tight end with the Denver Broncos; author of "Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival From the Bottom of the Pile"

Alison Tetrick, professional cyclist based in Mill Valley who suffered three race-related concussions in a span of just 18 months