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, June 1, 2015
conversation@wqed: Mark Clayton Southers & Todd Kreidler
Michael Bartley is joined by two playwrights to talk about their work and their relationship with their mentor, the late great Pittsburgh playwright August Wilson.