View Single Post
  #12  
Old 01-19-2020, 09:33 AM
robj144 robj144 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 9,373
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SoCalSurf View Post
CTE is a functional injury, not a structural one. In other words, there is almost no visual damage to the skull as a result of a concussion. Yet the brain can be damaged immensely. The portion of the brain that is damaged would dictate what cognitive deficiencies a player may experience (i.e., motor skill function vs. reasoning and decision-making).

Currently, there is more that specialists don't know about CTE than what they do know. Hopefully that changes over time, and soon.
I could be wrong, but I believe he meant the exterior of the brain, not the skull.
__________________
Guild CO-2
Guild JF30-12
Guild D55
Goodall Grand Concert Cutaway Walnut/Italian Spruce
Santa Cruz Brazilian VJ
Taylor 8 String Baritone
Blueberry - Grand Concert
Magnum Opus J450
Eastman AJ815
Parker PA-24
Babicz Jumbo Identity
Walden G730
Silvercreek T170
Charvell 150 SC
Takimine G406s
Reply With Quote