New research from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University has found that “87 of 91 deceased NFL players tested were found to have evidence of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.” The study found that the prevalence of the disease is overwhelming; 96% of former players had evidence of CTE, and 79% of all players at all levels showed signs.
And yes, that includes your high school age children.
All players AT ALL LEVELS show signs of CTE
One more time; all players, at all levels. PBS reports that “CTE