Corralling Concussions Special Report

By Jeff Neumeyer

May 21, 2013 Updated May 21, 2013 at 10:03 AM EDT

INDIANA, (www.incnow.tv) --- Millions of U.S. athletes suffer sports related traumatic brain injuries every year.

What's being done to safeguard athletes from the long-term impacts of concussions? Football is a wildly popular sport in this country, but is there growing sentiment about eliminating the sport for younger age groups?

Jeff Neumeyer tackles some of those questions in his special report, "Corralling Concussions".

You'll hear from Fort Wayne area teens who've suffered head injuries in the heat of battle. We'll also bring you the perspectives of a concussion consultant for the Indianapolis Colts, and quite possibly the leading authority in the nation on traumatic brain injury.

Tune in to 21 Alive Tuesday at 5 and 11 to see our coverage.




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