What Does Tackle Football Do to the Brain?

In this installment of "Beyond the Brink," Dr. Ann McKee, director of the Boston University CTE [...]Center and Chief of Neuropathology of VA Boston Healthcare System, talks to science editor Kat J. McAlpine about her first encounter with CTE in a professional football player, and the risks for CTE for parents and children interested in pursuing amateur levels of play.

Tags: youth, sport, football, sports, neurology, cte, brain, nfl, ann mckee, pathology, concussion, peewee, neuropathology, professional

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