Lodi Unified School District nurse and NFL wife Sandra Merriweather writes book about concussions
School nurse and NFL wife Sandra Merriweather published a book on how schools can better treat athletes with concussions and head injuries.
- Sandra Merriweather at a glance
Sandra Merriweather lives in Stockton with her husband Mike Merriweather, a former NFL player. She works as a school nurse at eight campuses in Lodi Unified School District, and also performs mental health services for students.
- How to get Sandra Merriweather’s book
“A Football Wife’s Research Study for the Love of the Games” is available online at Barnes & Noble, Amazon or Merriweather’s website.
- More about concussions
For more information on concussions, Merriweather recommends www.nflevolution.com and www.cdc.gov/ concussions/headsup/highschool.htm.
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am
The wife of a retired NFL player isn’t happy with how concussions are treated in student athletes. In a new book, Sandra Merriweather tackles the problem head on.
“It’s a problem for all contact sports athletes. I tuned into high school because while they are in school, we can still reach them,” she said.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am.