The Hard-Hitting Truth About the Long-Term Effects of Concussions

Do retired professional football players sustain long-term neurological effects from concussions? In this Spark 101 case challenge, students will learn how researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) determine the long-term neurological effects concussions can have on players. To solve this challenge, students will examine the brain health of football players and connect experimental design controls to brain function analysis by designing their own neuroscience study.


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