Many stunt performers are reluctant to report head injuries, study finds

Enlarge / Ryan Gosling in The Fall Guy.Universal Pictures

Ryan Gosling plays a Hollywood stuntman in the new action comedy The Fall Guy, a loose adaptation of the popular 1980s TV series of the same name starring Lee Majors. Gosling even did a few of his own stunts, although professional stunt performers handled the most dangerous sequences. It’s their job to assume the risk so the stars don’t get injured but that can translate into a high rate of head injuries in particular. According to a study published in the Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, a significant fraction of stunt

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