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City Visions: What Players, Coaches and Parents Need to Know about Concussions

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Host Joseph Pace and our panel of experts talk about what young athletes, coaches and parents need to know about concussions as football, soccer and other fall sports get underway.

What are the signs and symptoms of a concussion? What is the recommended treatment? And when is it safe for an athlete to return to school or to resume play?

Guests:

Dr. Cindy Chang, Sports Medicine specialist with the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals and Sports Medicine Center for Young Athletes

Dr. Eric Freitag, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Founder and Director of the Mt. Diablo Memory Center Sport Concussion Program

Bruce Valentine, Program Manager for Athletic Training Services, Sports Medicine Center for Young Athletes, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and Research Center

Producer: Anne Harper