AISTS Sports Medicine Podcast - Effects of Repeated Head Trauma in the NFL

Discover the world of sports management through the AISTS Sports Medicine podcast, featuring interviews with leading experts, professionals and academics.

Sports medicine is one of the scientific disciplines of the AISTS Master of Advanced Studies programme and is led by Dr Boris Gojanovic. It brings participants up to speed with the current challenges in maintaining a healthy and performing human athletic body. 

This month's AISTS Sports Medicine podcast, presented by Gustavo Garrido and Zhen Ma looks more in-depth into the effects of repeated head traumas with NLF players.  The studies about the effects of repeated head trauma on American football players are rather new. A study completed in 2007 concluded that “professional football players with a history of three of more concussions are in a greater risk for having depressive episodes later in life compared with those players with no history of concussions.”  This podcast will take a deep dive into this research and more and also speak more on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).  Find out more via Soundcloud, the Apple Podcast app or click below for this month's latest AISTS Sports Medicine podcast.

You can find more AISTS Sports Medicine podcast on our Soundcloud channel or on the Apple Podcast app. 

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About the AISTS

The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) was founded in 2000 by the IOC and leading Swiss institutions and universities. A not-for-profit foundation, the AISTS is committed to professionalising sports management through continuing education, applied research and an engaging platform for industry connections. Our flagship programme is the postgraduate Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology – educating aspiring sport managers from all over the world since 2003. Each year, the AISTS delivers over 900 hours of continuing education, workshops, seminars and projects, bringing together over 100 international sports experts in the sciences of Management, Technology, Law, Medicine, and Sociology – all in the efforts of building a better world through sport.


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