Gerard Gioia, PhD, Director of the Safe Concussion Outcome Recovery and Education (SCORE) Program at Children's National, talks about concussion risks in sports with NPR.
"We have to make sure that all sports that kids are involved in are understood in terms of the risks — that we are educating and preparing the coaches and the parents and the kids around those risks," he said.
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Children’s National has some of the world’s foremost experts in care for children with complex neurodevelopmental disorders affecting the brain and central nervous system.
The Safe Concussion Outcome Recovery & Education (SCORE) Program at Children’s National Health System evaluates, monitors and manages the care of children and adolescents with concussions (mild traumatic brain injury or TBI).
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