Stream the best of PBS. Anytime, anywhere. Download the free PBS Video App.

Providing Support for PBS.org

FRONTLINE

New Head Injury Research

Clip: Season 29 Episode 11 | 2m 49s

Coming Apr 12. In this clip, researchers put sensors into the helmets of high school football players and study the impact that multiple small "hits" over the course of a season can have on a young brain. In "Football High," FRONTLINE investigates the new intensity of high school football and if enough is being done to keep kids safe.

Aired: 04/12/11

Rating: NR

Watch Full Length

Problems Playing Video?

Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Abrams Foundation, the Park Foundation, The John and Helen Glessner Family Trust, and the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation.