Dr. Ann McKee: CTE and Benefits vs. Risks of Sports

Physical exercise is healthy for the mind and the body, but it's important to do it safely. Dr. Ann McKee understands people's love of sports but she also knows you need to be aware of the risks when you play them and do everything possible to mitigate the chances of a brain injury.

Learn more about some of the treatments available for those recovering from brain injury and PTSD using our Treatment Hub.

Watch more videos from Dr. Ann McKee.

Posted on BrainLine December 20, 2018.

This video was produced by BrainLine thanks to generous support from the Infinite Hero Foundation.

About the author: Ann McKee, MD

Ann McKee, MD is the chief neuropathologist for the Framingham Heart Study and the Boston University-based Centenarian Study. She is also the chief neuropathologist for the Boston-based Veterans Administration Medical Centers and for the Sports Legacy Institute.

Ann McKee