Concussions: A New Way of Thinking
October 10, 2013
Football is a rite of passage for many Western Pennsylvania high school students. But along with the opportunities, camaraderie and other benefits of the sport comes the risk of injury. Concussion rates have doubled in the past decade. Is it because of more traumas on the field, or better diagnoses? This documentary shows how local sports programs and the Pittsburgh medical community are working to keep football players and other young athletes safe and healthy.
Coming Up Next
Monday, April 27, 2015
conversation@wqed: Bill Byham
Michael Bartley is joined by Pittsburgh CEO Bill Byham for a discussion on Byham’s company, his love of ballet and the 45th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.