Playing sports has many benefits for kids, but there needs to be more awareness of the potentially life-changing effects of repeat concussion.
David Hovda, PhD is the director of the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center. He is past president of the National Neurotrauma Society and past president of the International Neurotrauma Society. He has served as chair of study sections for the National Institute for Neurological Disease and Stroke.
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