Ban tackle football for players under 14

Category: Chris Nowinski

Ban tackle football for players under 14

Boston Globe (subscription required) Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy Chris Nowinski, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy What will it take? Last week was an especially grim one for football: On December 1, the Kansas City Chiefs’ Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend then shot […]

Study Bolsters Link Between Routine Hits and Brain Disease

New York Times Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy Ann McKee, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy Chris Nowinski, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy The growing evidence of a link between head trauma and long-term, degenerative brain disease was amplified […]

Counting cost to children

Boston Herald Chris Nowkinski, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy If Chris Nowinski and his Boston-based Sports Legacy Institute have their way, the equivalent of the pitch count will soon come to contact youth sports like football, hockey and […]