"Greatest" American Game Needs to Evolve

Taking the head out of the game of football — and ice hockey and other contact sports — is easier said than done, but some rule changes would certainly decrease the number of sports-related brain injuries.

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Posted on BrainLine April 13, 2012.

Produced by Noel Gunther, Brian King, and Michael Yoswa, BrainLine.

About the author: Julian Bailes, MD

Julian Bailes, MD is a founding member of the Brain Injury Research Institute and professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is a recognized leader in the field of neurosurgery and the impact of brain injury on cognitive function.

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