PBS NewsHour

Pint-Size Football Players Take Big-League Hits

Clip: 03/27/2012 | 12m 14s

Virginia Tech researchers placed helmets with sensors on 7- and 8-year-old football players and collected data on more than 750 hits to the head over a season. The findings are the first quantitative study of the acceleration and risk that young brains face in youth football. Special correspondent Stone Phillips reports.

Aired: 03/27/12

Rating: NR

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