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Video: Public Forum On Injuries In School Sports

Oct 24, 2019

Featured guests discussed the issues surrounding safety in school sports, with a focus on football. The recent deaths of two football players in Oklahoma schools raised new concerns about whether enough is being done to prevent injuries.

The panelists were Amy Cassell, who chairs the sports medicine committee for the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association; Leander Walker, head of the Oklahoma Athletic Trainers Association, and Alison Taylor, president of the Oklahoma Parent Teachers Association.

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