Head Games (2012)

Genres - Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation  |   Sub-Genres - Illnesses & Disabilities, Social Issues, Sports  |   Release Date - Sep 21, 2012 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Director Steve James, the filmmaker behind the revered basketball documentary Hoop Dreams, returns to the topic of sports with Head Games, a look at how the study of concussions and brain injuries has had a profound effect on professional and amateur athletes. Among the experts interviewed are hockey player Keith Primeau, American Olympian Cindy Parlow Cone, and award-winning sports broadcaster Bob Costas. Based on the nonfiction book by Chris Nowinski.

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brain-damage, injury, sports