July 26, 2013 04:06 PM
UPDATED July 26, 2013 04:07 PM
High intensity training class at FIT on Romany Road taught by Allison Perry. Video by Mark Cornelison | Staff
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A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. Researchers found that of the 202 brains studied, nearly 88 percent of them had CTE. The results were more pronounced among former NFL players.
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