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Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer; Previous Broadcasts

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Head injuries in youth and high school football pose daunting challenges, ones that sensational media coverage has many parents believing are insurmountable. Add in a culture resistant to change, too many coaches still teaching players to block and tackle using their heads, players unwilling to report concussions, and a sport in which, despite new laws, new technology and new tests, concussion identification and management remains haphazard, and parents are left wondering what can be done to improve safety.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
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