Topic categories: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Key Points Question  What are the neuropathologic and clinical findings in a convenience sample of young, deceased, symptomatic contact sport athletes? Findings  In this case series of 152 contact sport athletes younger...

Read more about Neuropathologic and clinical findings in young contact sport athletes exposed to repetitive head impacts

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease associated with repetitive head trauma and is characterised by the perivascular accumulation of hyperphosphorylated tau (p-tau) in the depths of cortical sulci....

Read more about Neuropathology in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: A systematic review of comparative post-mortem histology literature

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative tauopathy caused by repetitive head injury. Although it has chiefly been studied in contact sport participants, anyone who experiences repetitive head injury is at risk of CTE. In 2018, the Australian Sports Brain Bank was established to support the study of CTE in Australia.

Read more about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Australia: The first three years of the Australian Sports Brain Bank

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