What happens when you have a concussion? - Clifford Robbins
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For a short and humorous explanation of the brain injury problem in football, Adam Ruins Everything has a great two minute segment breaking down the issue, available online here.
The NY Times published a case study of Derek Boogaard, a former enforcer for the NY Rangers who was diagnosed with CTE after a career as a professional hockey enforcer. The resource includes a long form reading on his life, brain trauma, and untimely passing, as well as an interactive video that with interviews from friends, teammates, and family members discussing how his disease changed his personality. Take a look at the piece, ‘A Brain Gone Bad’.
For a thorough real-world examination of CTE in football, PBS Frontline has an excellent documentary that is freely available online detailing how the National Football League reacted to the startling revelations regarding CTE in football players.
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