Reuters - Video

Edition: US | UK | IN | CN | JP

Video

Obama calls for more research into youth concussions

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 00:59

May 29 - U.S. President Barack Obama called for more robust research into youth concussions, saying ''we don't have solid'' numbers on the scope of the problem. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama called for more robust research into youth concussions, saying "we don't have solid" numbers on the scope of the problem. "We want our kids participating in sports," Obama said, adding "As parents though, we want to keep them safe and that means we have to have better information." Obama is drawing on his own enthusiasm for sports both as a player and a spectator and his concern as a father to convene the gathering, officials said. The event included representatives of professional and collegiate sports, athletes, coaches, researchers and children.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Obama calls for more research into youth concussions

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 00:59