Episode 220: Are current football players likely to develop CTE one day?

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Are current football players likely to develop CTE one day?

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5 Responses to Episode 220: Are current football players likely to develop CTE one day?

  1. 1. If it looks like a spider bite it probably isn’t. Make sure you show your athletic trainer.
    2. Knowing that CTE is a culmination of cumulative effects, I often wonder about children heading balls cumulatively since the age of four. While I understand that heading in soccer, is not the major cause of the concussions but the collisions are, I still wonder how many times people have gotten their “bell rung” taking a hard shot off the head. Lord knows, I did playing soccer for 20 years. It sure explains a lot. 😉

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