Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football

By Jesse Mez, July 2017

In a convenience sample of deceased football players who donated their brains for research, a high proportion had neuropathological evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), suggesting that CTE may be related to prior participation in football.

 
About the publication
Author(s):
Title:
Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football 
Description:
In a convenience sample of deceased football players who donated their brains for research, a high proportion had neuropathological evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), suggesting that CTE may be related to prior participation in football. 
Publikation type:
Other reports, publications and longer articles 
Publication year:
2017 
Publication month:
July  
Publisher:
American Medical Association Journals
Language:
English
Number of pages:
10
ISBN-number.:
None
Subjects:
Elite sport
Keywords:
American football, brain injury, long-term neurological conditions, 
Notes:
None

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