NPR—The Impact of ‘Concussion’: High School Football Player Changes Course
Increased awareness around the damaging effects of football-related head injuries has resulted in part from Concussion, a movie starring Will Smith that was released in late 2015. An article from NPR highlights the story of John Castello, a teen who changed the course of his life because this movie “caused him to consider the consequences of head injuries like he never had before.” As a result, he turned down football scholarships to protect his health. Read the full NPR story.
Head injuries can happen for many reasons and can cause lasting damage to individuals and their families.