League of Denial

League of Denial

The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth

Audiobook CD - 2013
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"Professional football players do not sustain frequent repetitive blows to the brain on a regular basis." So concluded the National Football League in a December 2005 scientific paper on concussions in America's most popular sport. That judgment, implausible even to a casual fan, also contradicted the opinion of a growing cadre of neuroscientists who worked in vain to convince the NFL that it was facing a deadly new scourge: A chronic brain disease that was driving an alarming number of players -- including some of the all-time greats -- to madness.
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape ; New York : Random House Audio, p2013
ISBN: 9780804128179
Branch Call Number: 617.1027633 Fai
Characteristics: 12 audio discs (870 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 12 cm
Additional Contributors: Fainaru, Steve
Lawrence, David H. XVII,

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