Insight: Oct 8

Tonight on Insight host Jenny Brockie hears about “Footy Concussions” and the serious neurological problems in Sport.

For generations of professional footballers, it was not uncommon to return to the playing field straight after a big hit to the head. Years on, some are suffering from serious neurological problems. Insight talks to these players and finds out what the science is saying about long-term impacts of concussion.

Guests: John Barnes, Ray Price, Assoc. Prof. Alan Pearce and Prof. Chris Levi.

If you, or someone you know, is struggling with mental health issues you can contact Lifeline via their website or on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue via their website or on 1300 22 4636.

8:30pm tonight on SBS.

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