Pediatrics’ Amanda Weiss-Kelly finds increased concussion risk in young female athletes

Girls often continue playing soccer with concussion symptoms
Reuters.comAmanda Weiss-Kelly, associate professor of pediatrics, talked about the danger of concussions for young girls. This is particularly dangerous because “if you’ve had a concussion, and then you get a second while you still haven’t recovered from the first, your symptoms are much worse and they last for much longer,” she said.