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Concussions and female athletes

October 14, 2011

The U of M’s Tucker Center for Girls & Women in Sport, in partnership with Twin Cities Public Television, has produced a groundbreaking documentary, “Concussions and Female Athletes,” which premieres Oct. 16 at 8 p.m.

Nicole LaVoi, the Tucker Center’s associate director, says the issue is of rising concern.

Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, an associate professor in the U’s School of Kinesiology, says concussions need to be taken very seriously and proper recovery is key.

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