University of Minnesota
Concussions and female athletes
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.