Every Friday, thousands upon thousands of Texans embark on an activity that has evolved into an almost ritual-like pastime: watching high school football.
While many young athletes have basked in the glory of the limelight, lately players and fans alike have turned their attention to what’s going on under the helmet.
“The big problem with the football helmet is it can do a lot of great things,” Wixon says, “but it cannot prevent a concussion.”
What you’ll hear in this segment:
– The kinds of brain damage that today’s helmets can’t safeguard against
– How helmets have improved over time
Post by George Economos.