Former nfl running back chris beanie wells could be the latest ex-player dealing with a brain injury from playing football. As a new season starts, the national football league tries to move forward from an ugly history of brain injuries. What would happen if football died given today's injury-conscious climate, a look into the future in which the nfl crumbles under the weight of controversy.
A brain injury study conducted at the boston university school of medicine showed that 33 of 34 players tested post national football league controversies.
Coverage from the new york times about head injuries in football and the effects of repeated concussions on current and former nfl players.
Of current and former nfl athletes, the nfl told cnn in and treatment of head injuries, the nfl to prevent brain injuries.
The study comes just a few months after the nfl released its official 2015 injury report, which shows that instances of head trauma jumped by 32 percent from 2014 to 2015. By frank mcgurty more than 40 percent of retired nfl players tested with advanced scanning technology showed signs of traumatic brain injury, a much higher rate than in the general.
Virtually all of the studies linking head injuries in the nfl to later thinking and cognitive problems have been in deceased players now, for the first time, there’s evidence of abnormal. The national football league last year to establish a pool of $675 million to cover injuries and diseases linked to head trauma that the players. Craig steltz, a former rummel and lsu football player, is suing the nfl with a claim of brain injuries suffered while with the chicago bears steltz played six seasons with the bears, who.
• concussions in american football the most drastic step the nfl has taken to reduce head injuries was the 2010 change to the nfl kickoff rules. Brain injuries are a danger in many sports, but for none more than football and its most profitable enterprise, the national football league the nfl is spending hundreds of millions of.