Young football players taking adult-size hits: Rebecca A. Demorest, M.D., F.A.A.P., weighs in

Young football players taking adult-size hits: Rebecca A. Demorest, M.D., F.A.A.P., weighs in

A recent study shows that during practices and games, young football players are sustaining hits as hard as those sustained by athletes at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels

A recent study shows that during practices and games, young football players are sustaining hits as hard as those sustained by athletes at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels.

Dr. Rebecca A. Demorest, pediatric and young adult sports medicine doctor at Webster Orthopedics, weighs in on the impact these hits could have on young athletes later in life.

Dr. Demorest discusses the dangers of adult-size hits on FOX & Friends:

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