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Degenerative Brain Disease in Contact-Sport Athletes—Scientists Hit Back

Degenerative Brain Disease in Contact-Sport Athletes—Scientists Hit Back

  • 12/9/2016 2:20:00 AM
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Christina Bennett, M.S.You have probably seen the headlines touting the latest football player to be diagnosed with the rare degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE was first diagnosed in NFL football player Mike Webster in 2002 and has continued to grab the public’s attention.Experts believe that repeated hits to the head are the cause of CTE. These brain injury events include both those labeled as concussions and brain injuries less severe. People at...
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Huffines Institute Human Performance Minute Broadcast by TexAgs Sports Radio “Stem Cells Repair Sports Injuries”

  • 9/10/2014 2:36:00 AM
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For more information about this week’s Human Performance Minute, check out the links listed below. sure to check out future weekly Huffines Institute Human Perf...
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Feel the Burn, Not the Burnout, Year Round

  • 10/17/2011 2:13:00 PM
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Travis Irby, M.A., M.EdMany athletes compete in sports year round. Sometimes the athlete is involved in one sport with one long season spent with various school and club teams throughout the year. Other times, an athlete is involved in several different sports over a year. Whatever the case, it is important that the year-round athlete prevent the mental and physical burnout that can come with the rigors of never-ending competition.  Any sport or sports competed in should provide skills...
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