University of Wisconsin’s Austin Ramesh, Walker Williams and Jake Whalen quit football after brain injuries; ‘I’m gonna have CTE — I just know it,’ Williams says.
Category: Countering Concussions
This series examines the effectiveness of efforts to prevent sports-related brain injuries.
Former Badger plans legal action; says he ‘wasn’t aware of brain injury’ risk
Sidelined by headaches, Tony Megna now intends to join former college football players who have filed 111 lawsuits against the NCAA and its athletic conferences
Brain injury fears spark calls for a ban on children playing tackle football
A Wisconsin mother whose son took his own life after developing CTE sees no value in youth tackle football: ‘What kind of a future is their kid going to have with brain damage?.’
Wisconsin researcher: Sharpen warnings about brain injury
University of Wisconsin-Madison study is testing whether explicit warnings about dementia, other problems increase athletes’ willingness to report concussions.
University of Wisconsin football players downplay warnings while proof of brain injury — even from small hits — piles up
Doctor of ‘Concussion’ movie fame and former Badger, NFL player Chris Borland, agree: It is time to get honest about the dangers of brain injury in sports
Brain injury in sports ‘the civil rights issue of our time,’ top researcher says
Dr. Bennet Omalu speaks to the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism about the dangers of contact sports and subconcussive hits that damage the brain