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Head Games

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 8:45 PM - 10:30 PM
Stuart Street Playhouse, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116
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World Premiere

Director/ Producer: Steve James (Hoop Dreams)

Starring: Chris Nowinski, Steve Devick , Alan Schwarz (NY Times) , Isaiah Kacyvenski (NFL player), Cindy Parlow-Cone (Olympic Gold medal soccer), Dr. Robert Stern, PhD (BU Neurologist), Eric Laudano (Athletic trainer from Penn), Dr. Ann McKee, MD (neuro-pathologist).

Synopsis: Head Games tells the story of football player and wrestler Chris Nowinski's quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports related head injuries. It includes relevant science on brain trauma, advice on how to better deal with concussions at all levels of sports, and some of the tragic stories from sports such as football, hockey and soccer that have now been determined to be due to concussions.

Runtime: 1:40

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No cameras or recording devices.

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