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Hard Risks: Concussions in Sports, From the Boxing Ring to the Gridiron | Retro Report on PBS

Hard Risks: Concussions in Sports, From the Boxing Ring to the Gridiron | Retro Report on PBS

♪♪ -Every autumn Sunday, football’s bone-shattering hits unhinge NFL players across the country. -Over the past several years, the National Football League has been shaken by the controversy over the long-term impact of concussions. -In a surprise announcement, star 49ers linebacker Chris Borland says he’s retiring from the NFL, after just one season. -Around training …

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How the NFL uses virtual reality to train for success | Jeremy Bailenson

If you think about where we get virtual reality from, there’s something called a flight simulator. In 1929, Edwin Link said he didn’t want to learn how to fly from a book, but flying a plane is very expensive in terms of making a mistake; make a mistake in a plane people die and. obviously, …

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Ep.10 – From Fishing To Survive, To Professional Football Player

Ep.10 – From Fishing To Survive, To Professional Football Player

Hey! How are you? All good? All good! Please come in, come in! Thank you very much Mohammed I want to know everything about you because in town many people talk about your fairy tale about how you became a football player it was a big dream! Actually if this wall wouldn’t have been painted, …

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The Ultimate Underdogs | Ardmona Cats battle for survival after five years winless | Sunday Night

The Ultimate Underdogs | Ardmona Cats battle for survival after five years winless | Sunday Night

That’ll, fair dinkum, do me. You’ve actually got coin-operated lighting for the ground. Yeah, yeah. It costs about 20 bucks every training night. These look like proper sports lights. These, I don’t know where you’ve got them. They just look like regular kitchen lights, so… You’ve gotta be kidding me. Kitchen lights? Yeah, well… what …