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Posts Tagged ‘brain injury in the NFL’

By On February 22nd, 2016

The Impact of Brain Injuries In The NFL [Infographic]

It is no secret that football has a concussion problem. Between lawsuits, high-profile retirements, and controversial deaths, the impact of head injuries in both professional and amateur football has been massive in the past few years alone. But how severe is the problem of brain injuries in football? An infographic recently shared by Rosenfeld Injury…

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By On October 19th, 2015

Former NFL Player Adrian Robinson Jr. Diagnosed With CTE After Suicide

A recent autopsy of a former NFL lineman from Pennsylvania who killed himself at the age of 25 shows the athlete had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative brain disease related to repeated brain injuries. Adrian Robinson Jr.’s diagnosis of CTE was confirmed by Chris Nowinski of the Boston University-affiliated Concussion Legacy Foundation, according to ABC…

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