CDC finds Mileage is the “Greatest risk Factor” in developing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

There is still much that remains unknown about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy “CTE”, a disease which can take a catastrophic toll on combative sport and contact sport athletes.

What researchers do know, however, is that mileage matters and that both repeated concussive and sub-concussive hits can result in the disease.  how numerous hits are too Camiseta Sanfrecce Hiroshima many?  nobody knows but the less trauma the better.

To this end the Centers for disease control and Prevention “CDC” recently published a fact sheet with two essential findings.  The first is that not just concussions but repeated sub-concussive trauma can result in CTE.  second the CDC notes that mileage matters finding “the greatest risk element for CTE is the number of years of exposure to repeated head or brain injuries (subconcussions in particular)”.

If you are an athlete choosing to Camiseta AZ Alkmaar participate in combative sports this “greatest risk factor” ought to be taken into account when you map out your profession and how you train.  trainers ought to take this reality into account as well.  Regulators ought to also be aware of the reality of ‘mileage’ when making licencing decisions later in an athlete’s career.

The full CDC fact sheet can be found here: CDC-CTE-ProvidersFactSheet-508 (1)

Share this:

Like this:
Like Loading…


Can a trainer Can Be Liable For a fighter getting CTE?January 18, 2021
CTE linked To Duration of contact much more Than Concussive HistoryAugust Camiseta Club America 17, 2015In “Safety Studies”
New study finds Hits, Not Concussions, cause CTEJanuary 19, 2018In “Safety Studies”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *