Concussions, Repetitive Head Impacts Among College Football Players

JAMA Neurology

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What The Study Did: This report summarizes frequency and patterns of concussions and repetitive head impacts over the course of several seasons among college football players who wore sensors in their helmets.

Authors: Michael McCrea, Ph.D., of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.5193)

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