SWX , the Inland Northwest's Sports and Weather channel, promotes heads up safety in sports. In this podcast we talk about ways athletes at all levels - from kids rec to the pros - can protect themselves from the debilitating effects of head injuries. Join us as we talk with some of the country's leading experts in concussion management about prevention and treatment of concussions are other sports injuries.
Head Smart: Concussion Changes and Kids Playing Impact Sports
Concussions can cause serious health impacts. SWX is talking to Janessa Graves, an Assistant Professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing and a pediatric injury researcher about changes that have happened in the past few years. What you need to know before you let your kids play an impact sport.
Head Smart: Long Term Effects of Sports Injuries
SWX is talking to Dr. Caroline Faure, Director of the Center for Sports Concussions at Idaho State University. This conversation covers a wide range of topics including: wives of NFL players talking about the impacts they see of head injuries, how concussions affect more than just the player, why head injuries are under reported and what everyone can do to help.