Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in Amateur Athletes

A Mayo Clinic study, published in the December 2015 issue of Acta Neuropathologica, links amateur contact sports — football, boxing, wrestling, rugby, basketball, baseball and others played while in school — with the development of CTE, which when severe can affect mood, behavior and cognition.

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Posted on BrainLine December 3, 2015.