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Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions

posted on October 4, 2013 04:47 PM

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions Play Video Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, says helmets and other protective gear have no impact on whether an athlete may suffer a concussion. Protective equipment does help prevent death and other injuries,... Watch Story

Can football be completely safe and still be football?

posted on October 4, 2013 04:35 PM

Can football be completely safe and still be football? Play Video Marv Cook, standout University of Iowa and NFL tight end and Iowa City Regina High School football coach, and Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, say there's no way to make football 100 percent safe.... Watch Story

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