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New report shows CTE is a major concern in college football, too

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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Research Shows Importance of Coach-Athlete Relationship in Concussion Reporting

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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