A longer duration of exposure to repetitive head impacts is associated with more severe white matter rarefaction and greater phosphorylated tau accumulation in the brains of former footballers diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). A US study of 180 brains, from mostly professional and college-level football players, found more years of play was also associated ...
More clues to footy players brain damage in CTE
By Mardi Chapman
14 Aug 2019