Confronting Traumatic Brain Injury in Sports

July 30, 2013
7:00pm Eastern Time
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Join Vermont Public Television and FRONTLINE to discuss two documentaries on the experience, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury in sports. Dr. Kalev Freeman, Director of Emergency Medicine Research, Fletcher Allen Health Care, will be on hand to answer questions and provide the latest medical news on TBI.

Video Descriptions

Traumatic Brain Injury In Sports

The incidence of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) has been making headlines due to an alarming increase of cases being reported among athletes.

Football High

High school football has never had a higher profile ... but is winning worth the risks?

79min 30sec



  • Kalev Freeman

    Kalev Freeman is Principal Investigator of the Trauma Physiology Laboratory at University of Vermont College of Medicine; and Director of Emergency Medicine Research at Fletcher Allen Health Care.

  • Thomas Talavage

    Thomas Talavage is Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and serves as a principal investigator in the Purdue Neurotrauma Group and Co-Director of the Purdue MRI Facility.

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