Behind the Game: CTE and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Blows to the Head

Tuesday, November 14 2017, 7:00 pm

$10/person; students/seniors free

Behind the Game: CTE and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Blows to the Head Image

What longterm effects do repeat football tackles have on players? What effects does "heading" the soccer ball have on your child? How do head injuries impact a person's future?

Dr. Robert Stern, Director of Clinical Research for the BU Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center, joins the Vilna to explore the longtern consquences of concussions and repetitive head injuries. A major focus of his research involves the long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in athletes, including the neuro-degenerative disease, CTE. In an intimate discussion, learn more about his groundbreaking research, ask questions, and get up-close and personal with the man who may have a major impact on the future of all organized professional sports.

Join us for a special guided your at 6:15pm at the Vilna!

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