Creating a safer way to practice high school football

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August 4th, 2013

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Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

Imagine if someone told you the best way to prepare for a car crash was to be in a series of car crashes each week…

Expert quote:

“The NFL doesn’t have nearly the amount of hitting in practice that high schools do.  The number of hits to the head that a high school player is taking is more than professionals. It’s obviously backwards.”

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