A long, but educational video highlighting the dangers of traumatic brain injury for athletes who participate in contact sports.
What does it feel like to get a concussion? What are the mental and physical effects of this injury? And how can we best diagnose and treat them in the future? Join HowStuffWorks as we interview athletes and concussion experts at the College Football Hall of Fame during the Atlanta Science Festival’s ‘Science of Sports Safety’ special session. - Interviews: TJ Barnes, Tim Byerly, Brian Finneran, Russell Gore, Rachel Havens, Michelle LaPlaca and David Wright - LINKS How Concussions Work: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/concussion.htm SF's Borland quits over safety issues: http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/12496480/san-francisco-49ers-linebacker-chris-borland-retires-head-injury-concerns Emory-Georgia Tech team wins NFL Head Health Challenge II for iDETECT brain injury detection: http://news.emory.edu/stories/2014/11/head_health_challenge/campus.html School-hospital alliance targets athlete concussions: http://www.georgiahealthnews.com/2014/12/school-hospital-alliance-helps-students-concussions/ - MUSIC SONG: Beyond Something Beautiful ARTIST: Scott Holmes ALBUM: We Used To Paint Stars In The Sky http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/We_Used_To_Paint_Stars_In_The_Sky/10_Beyond_Something_Beautiful http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 - Learn more: http://www.howstuffworks.com - Knocked Out: Concussions in Contact Sports https://www.youtube.com/user/HowStuffWorks