Girl athletes twice as likely as boys to suffer concussions

 

(WRIC) — You may not realize it, but girls are twice as likely as boys to suffer a concussion or traumatic brain injury.

The numbers are astounding and continue to climb. Meet Virginia girl Sophie Dolan, who was just doing what she does best — playing basketball. But she ended up with a concussion and in a wheelchair.

It happened in March during the championships. And now, the young girl is on a quest to bring the issue to the attention of parents.

Watch the above video to see her story.

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