Concussed: East Bay high school athletes battle concussions

Approximately, six million kids play tackle or flag football, absorbing an average of 650 hits to the head every season. However, the crisis of concussions is growing in all sports. Scroll through this interactive story (or click on the icons on the side) to learn about the players and coaches who have dealt with this injury, as well as the science and history behind concussions.

 

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