National Athletic Trainer’s Association: Concussions in Football
Testimonials from former NFL players Steve Young, Trent Green, Ryan Clark, along with neurologists describe the signs and symptoms of a concussion and the severity of head trauma.
ESPN’s Outside The Lines: High School Concussions
November 4, 2007 A growing number of high school athletes are hiding the signs and symptoms of concussions from their coaches. Video highlights Max Conrad’s story. After being diagnosed with a concussion, Max played in a game seven days later; Max collapsed at halftime due to second impact syndrome.
NBC News: Football Head Injuries Often Not Treated
NBC’s Chris Jansing reports on how head injuries on high school football fields are often found too late and some- times can potentially turn deadly.
NY Times: High School Football’s Hidden Danger
Kort Breckenridge has short-term memory problems after suffering several concussions while playing football.
NBC News: Risk of Concussions in High School Football
The youth athlete with a concussion is at a much greater risk for second impact syndrome.