February 8, 2016

Are O.J. Simpson And Johnny Manziel Examples Of The Effects Of CTE?

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What do O.J. Simpson and Johnny Manziel have in common? They both won the prestigious Heisman Trophy award, in 1968 and 2012 respectively. They were both phenomenal football players. And both sports stars were plagued with bouts of rage and aggression off the field. Often directed towards their significant others. Could they both be victims of CTE? Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, is caused by repeated traumatic injury to the head. Symptoms include memory loss, aggression, confusion, and depression.

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