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Concussions in Young Athletes

Football players at line of scrimmage

Oct. 6 2022

NFL player Tua Tagovailoa recently suffered significant concussions, bringing even more focus on the risk of concussions in young athletes. For males, football is the sport with the greatest risk of concussions. For females, it's soccer.

David M. Kopel, MD, with Lexington Neurology sat down with WLTX to answer parents' questions about concussions, including warning signs and when it's safe to return to play.

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