It seems CTE and Concussions are headlining the news these days. 4 of Canada’s prominent female sports figures have decided to donate their brains to the Canadian Concussion Centre where they will research the effects of concussion in women.
Cassie Campbell-Pascall, a two-time Olympic hockey champion as well as Rugby’s Olympic bronze medallist Jen Kish, Olympic Skiing Gold medalist Kerrin Lee-Gartner and one of Women’s Hockey founders Fran Rider have all agreed to help further research in the field of Concussion.
The Canadian Concussion Centre is a Canadian study based out of the Krembil Neuroscience Centre, at Toronto Western Hospital. There focus is examining the possible correlation between repeated concussions and late deterioration of brain function.
To visit their site and learn more go to: Canadian Concussion Centre.