There was something West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen said during his Wednesday press conference that plenty of people have probably heard before, just not from a person in Holgorsen’s occupation. Someone asked him about his son, Logan, a high school quarterback who recently transferred ... More
Playing professional Football has been coupled to chronic traumatic brain disorder (CTE), a chronic nervous disorder. But what happens to kids who begin the game early, before they even turn 13? That’s the question neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee, whose groundbreaking work on CTE has uncovered the medical specialty risks ... More
Football is that the most well-liked sport to observe in America. More than half Americans consider themselves as fans of the NFL, NCAA football, or both. It’s additionally a well-liked recreational sport: as several as a pair of.5 million yank youngsters, primarily boys ages 5 to 13, play tackle football each fall.
We know a repeated history of concussion can lead to chronic changes in the brain’s function and structure, resulting in early dementia and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. But although these players protect their heads with helmets before they play, the fact is: Helmets aren’t designed to shield players against ... More