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The real problem is that these injuries appear years after players retire.
New research suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease associated with repeat brain trauma including concussions in athletes, may affect people in two major ways: initially affecting behavior or mood or initially affecting memory and thinking abilities.
In knowing the need for concussion awareness is glaringly present, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) hosted
One of the most controversial topics in neurology today is the prevalence of serious permanent brain damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Sports Health and Research Program a Partnership with NIH and NFL Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The
Most scientists are starting to agree that repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head are dangerous and linked to neurological disorders later in life.
Findings reported in the journal Brain help to extend the knowledge of the clinical and pathological abnormalities associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
A new study suggests that professional football players are three times more likely to have neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease than the general population.