NightSide – Neal McGrath and Lisa Paradis Discuss Youth Head Injuries
BOSTON (CBS) – Head injuries have become a priority in all of the major sports, with professional athletes and coaches taking more precautions than ever anytime it seems a concussion possibly occurred. But how has this new attitude and approach trickled down to high school sports or youth sports? When coaches are simply parents who have stepped up and volunteered, are they receiving the proper training to recognize and treat head injuries? Neal McGrath is a nationally recognized neuropsychologist that specializes in sports concussions, and he is in studio along with Lisa Paradis, Director of Recreation in Brookline. The two will talk with Dan about safety in youth sports, and how to make sure your children are protected.
Originally broadcat April 15th, 2014