Demystifying Medicine Video



Millions of athletes suffer from concussions every year, yet there is much controversy surrounding the injury. Professional sports leagues such as the NFL and NHL have been criticized in terms of their policies to provide safety for their athletes. It is essential for the athletes and coaching staff to be informed about this traumatic brain injury in order to take further action. This sports broadcast provides information regarding the different types of concussions, symptoms and discuss the road to recovery.

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Images

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