Football entry: If you get hit in the head 500 times each fall, your risk of CTE increases.
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Frequent blows to the head in childhood can cause dementia in football players. Neuroscientist Christopher Nowinski clearly criticizes the NFL and explains what football can learn from it.

cChristopher Nowinski, 45 years old, is an American neuroscientist, former soccer player and professional wrestler. He studied sociology at the renowned Harvard University, where he was part of the football team as a defensive player. After graduating with honors, he studied behavioral neuroscience at the Boston University. In 2007, Nowinski co-founded the Concussion Legacy Foundation with Robert Cantu, which advocates for better research and education in the areas of concussions and CTE. Nowinski, author of the acclaimed book “Head Games: Football's Concussion Crisis,” also co-founded the CTE Brain Bank in 2008 at Boston University's CTE Center, arguably the world's leading research institution on the topic. , for which Nowinski continues to work today.

Mr. Nowinski, there are always reports of former football players going to prison for domestic violence or other crimes, becoming addicted to alcohol, becoming depressed, and taking their own lives. Often after their death, a brain scan reveals that they suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a specific form of dementia that can result from repeated head injuries. take that National Football League (NFL) Is this problem bad enough?