Images of Brain Injuries in Athletes
A new study of 85 people who had a history of repeated mild head traumas found that 68 of them had evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The photographs illustrate the deterioration of the brain.
The dark areas of the brain show the spread of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. - Continue reading at the New York Times.
Pictured is the brain of Cookie Gilchrist who died in 2011. He played six seasons of professional football.
Ed note: Five concussions in one game has parents questioning Pop Warner football.