Dr. Ann McKee: Thousands of Subconcussive Hits Can Lead to CTE

You don’t see it. There’s no blood, no pain. Even though players may not be immediately affected, we’re learning that those thousands of hits provoke neurogenerative disease, such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).Dr. Ann McKee explains.

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Posted on BrainLine January 11, 2019.

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.

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