The Pressure To Win And New Concussion Research

January 9, 2014

Come Saturday night, eyes across New England and the nation will be glued to the Patriots and their playoff duel against the Indianapolis Colts. While the post-season brings thrills, there’s also serious risk in every game. And for football's youngest players, the risk is greater, and the recovery is more delicate.


  • Dr. William Meehan is the director of the Sports Concussion Clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital and the author of a new study on the effects of concussions on kids.

This is just the latest in our series of in-depth reports on concussions.

WGBH News is supported by:
Back to top