“Batjer: Children Playing Contact Sports is Parental Decision” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.
With so many headlines about concussion damage among professional athletes, many parents agonize over whether to let their children play contact sports. Some experts say there is no one-size-fits-all answer, writes Hunt Batjer, chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. (The Dallas Morning News)
This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at https://www.texastribune.org/2016/02/29/concussions-youth-sports-balance-between-athletici/.