Kids and Concussions
Reporter: Corinne Hautala
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The number of sports-related concussions is higher than ever before.
The biggest risk is on high school football fields, where teens are hitting hard and don't have the experience of an NFL player. The combo is potentially deadly.
"Usually the first concussion is not the bad one. The second one can be potentially fatal," said Palo Verde's Athletic Trainer Bart Peterson.
More and more companies are cashing in on this risk. They claim their product can prevent and detect concussions.
Monday on KGUN9 at 10:00 p.m. the truth behind the claims and the one thing every parent should know before putting their child in the game.