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FRONTLINE

New Head Injury Research

  • Aired: 04/12/2011
  • 02:49
  • Rating: NR
Coming Apr 12. In this clip, researchers put sensors into the helmets of high school football players and study the impact that multiple small "hits" over the course of a season can have on a young brain. In "Football High," FRONTLINE investigates the new intensity of high school football and if enough is being done to keep kids safe.
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