Joseph Torg: Doctor Who Fought to Lessen Football Injuries

From a New York Times obit by Richard Sandomir headlined “Joseph Torg, Doctor Who Fought to Lessen Football Injuries, Dies at 88”:

Dr. Joseph Torg, an orthopedic surgeon whose experience treating and researching football players’ spinal-cord injuries made him a strong voice in the 1970s for banning a dangerous tackling technique in high schools and colleges, died at his home in Wayne, Pa.