Youth Football Health & Safety, Episode 1

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Youth Football Health & Safety, Episode 1

 |  Oct. 24, 2023

Joining the Healthy Youth Sports podcast is Thayne Munce,Ph.D., FACSM, an Assistant Scientist and Director of the Athletic Health & Performance Lab at Sanford Research, a division of Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD. Dr. Munce is a research sports scientist who studies the effects of repetitive head impacts and concussion on brain health in athletes. His work is highlighted by a multi-year study investigating head impact exposure and neurologic function in youth football players. We have an outstanding show for you shining a spotlight on a very important topic of Youth Football Health & Safety. Let's jump right in!

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Additional resources:

Concussion: Not Just a Football Injury | Handout/Flyer

Recommendations and Guidelines for Minimizing Head Impact Exposure and Concussion Risk in Football