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One Concussion is Too Many for Athletes of Any Age

 
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It is easy for spectators, coaches and other players to get so caught up in the game, that they no longer are thinking about the health of the player.

Sources:

New York Times. In Debate About Fighting. Web. 12 Dec. 2011.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/13/sports/hockey/in-debate-about-fighting-in-hockey-medical-experts-weigh-in.html

MedPage Today. Medical News. Web. 12 Dec. 2011.
http://www.medpagetoday.com/Neurology/Dementia/30039

Center for the Study of CTE. What is CTE? Web. 12 Dec. 2011.

http://www.bu.edu/cste/about/what-is-cte/

SportsMD. CTE. Web. 12 Dec. 2011.
http://www.sportsmd.com/Articles/id/44.aspx

Reviewed December 13, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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