According to experts, the reason why kids are more prone to these injuries is because the games are more intense, and kids are starting to play at a younger age.
Doctors say it's important for parents, coaches and trainers to recognize some of the warning signs of head injury.
If a player has a headache, is sensitive to light, has nausea or difficulty concentrating, it's time to have a doctor check them out.
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