by Edward Segal
“Football is a contact sport in which there is a risk for traumatic brain injury. Nonetheless, concussion protocol must always be reviewed and updated by medical experts in the field to ensure that the health of current and future generations of players [is] well protected,” Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe, a health expert and CEO of the Dr. Nesochi LLC internal medicine practice, said via email.
“One important lesson for any organization is that leadership plays a crucial function in establishing, solidifying, enforcing, and reinforcing a clearly defined safety protocol that cultivates a culture of health and safety for all members of the organization.”
“This safety framework and guidance should be routinely evaluated and amended as needed,” she advised.
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