Last week, a new report was released that proved something that must of us have already accepted.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) doesn’t just affect those in the NFL.
According to the Concussion Legacy Foundation, up to 147 colleges have former football players with CTE, and 26 of those schools have at least three former players that have been diagnosed.www.nydailynews.com
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From Abilene Christian University to Yale, an analysis released Friday showed that 147 college football programs had at least one former player diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
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Sport-related concussions (SRC) have become a public health crisis, and one that is flooding the headlines. Former football players are beginning to speak out due to the growing concern of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. Youth soccer has banned heading the ball. And sports leagues across the country are beginning to take concussion protocol even more seriously.
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Matt Gorman vividly recalled how his football teammates in high school would routinely refuse to seek treatment for almost all injuries — including concussions. To give in to the pain, he said, would have imperiled the qualities that made them play well in the first place: bravery, tenacity, and grit.
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