*NOTE* Before we go any further, I must warn you CTE is not very widely understood. There is still research going on in order to study CTE.
While tomorrow 06/29/2019 – is Brain Injury Awareness Day (yes there is a post coming then too). I decided to do a bit of an advance post because when it comes to brain injuries, there is just so much to talk about.
So, with this post I want to talk about CTE.
What is CTE? CTE is Chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
|CTE has been found in…||Source of head impacts|
|Boxers||Punches to the head|
|Tackle football players||Hits to the helmet|
|Soccer players||Headers and collisions|
|Ice hockey players||Fighting, checking|
|Military veterans||Blast injuries, combat|
|Victims of domestic abuse||Repeated violence|