Adidas Originals Nmd_R2 Pk - Sneakers - online Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online - on Australia - 11382355NS f6942c

Adidas Originals Nmd_R2 Pk - Sneakers - online Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online - on  Australia - 11382355NS f6942c
Leather Crown Sneakers - Women Leather Crown Sneakers online on Canada - 11564971GN,
2Star Sneakers - Women 2Star Sneakers online on Canada - 11049102PD,

Adidas Originals Nmd_R2 Pk - Sneakers - online Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online - on Australia - 11382355NS f6942c

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Women's Latin Shoes Customized Materials Sports & Outdoors / Heel Low Heel Customizable Dance Shoes Fuchsia, This is first in a series of blogs by Ryan Lake. The blogs are intended to give an overview of some of the contemporary legal issues impacting the sport of ice hockey, with a strong focus on the National Hockey League (“NHL”). Readers are encouraged to leave comments and participate in debates around the topics raised.

This blog examines the difficult and concerning issue of player concussions, focusing on a review of the ongoing consolidated litigation by ex-players against the NHL relating to the long-term effects of concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (“CTE”).

 

Vitamina Tu Sneakers - Women Vitamina Tu Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11569357LE,Men's Canvas / Fabric Fall Comfort Sneakers White / Black / Gray,Jeffrey Campbell Sneakers - Women Jeffrey Campbell Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11054597HH,Faith - Natural patent 'Cuff' mid stiletto heel pointed shoes,Adidas Originals Prophere - Sneakers - Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online on Australia - 11414714AT,Beige KENDALL & KYLIE Ballet pumps SILVE,Saint Laurent Lou Lou Velvet Slide Sandal,Women's Latin Shoes Satin Heel Thick Heel Customizable Dance Shoes Dark BrownPedro García Loafers - Men Pedro García Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11528350LN,Perfect / Comfortable Bugatti Kyra Brown Women Online Shoes Outlet,Ruco Line Sneakers - Women Ruco Line Sneakers online on Canada - 11559649KW,Geox Sneakers - Women Geox Sneakers online on Australia - 11577258EI,Puma Sneakers - Women Puma Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11557983PV,Philippe Model Sneakers - Women Philippe Model Sneakers online on Canada - 11568543OE,Fratelli Rossetti Loafers - Men Fratelli Rossetti Loafers online on Canada - 11440610SHTOM FORD Leather Penny Loafer, Cherry,Adidas Originals Sneakers - Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online on Canada - 11586407EI,Carmens Sneakers - Women Carmens Sneakers online on Canada - 44651268CX,Nike Air More Uptempo 96 sneakers,Aro Sneakers - Women Aro Sneakers online on Canada - 11181582WH,Keys Sneakers - Women Keys Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11554838NT,Doubles 4 You® Boots - Men Doubles 4 You® Boots online on United Kingdom - 11512564WD,Nike Black Free Run 5.0 Sneakers Size US 6 Regular (M, B),Versace Loafers - Men Versace Loafers online on Australia - 11532650LK,Women's Shoes Sheepskin Spring & Summer Basic Pump Clogs & Mules Stiletto Heel Pointed Toe Black / Gray / Pink,Blue CLIC! Ballet pumps 7290Buy / Sell Tod's 30mm Leather Slip-On Sneakers White Women Online Shoes Outlet,Nike Mercurial Superfly V SG-Pro - Mens Boots - Soft Ground - 831956-002 - Black/White/University RedDiadora Heritage B.Elite W - Sneakers - Women Diadora Heritage Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11567964AE,Converse All Star Sneakers - Men Converse All Star Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11236928QX,

Concussion background

Damy Boots - Men Damy Boots online on Australia - 11486148MK, The true extent of brain damage after suffering multiple concussions in sport was not scientifically discovered until the untimely death of Mike Webster in 2002.1 Webster was a Hall of Fame football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (“NFL”).2 After playing 17 years in the NFL and suffering multiple concussions, Webster started to experience symptoms normally only shown in people suffering from dementia and was prescribed a powerful cocktail of medications.3 In 2002, at the age of 50, Webster died from heart failure.

The pathologist on call at the Allegheny Medical Coroner’s office the day Webster died was Dr. Bennet Omalu.4 Dr. Omalu, conducted several tests on Webster’s brain, in the hope of discovering what was causing his symptoms. What Dr. Omalu found would change medical and sports history. Dr. Omalu described Webster’s brain “as one of boxers, very old people with Alzheimer’s disease or someone who had suffered a severe head wound.5 Dr. Omalu published his findings and named his discovery CTE.

A medical diagnosis of CTE can only be made after a posthumous examination of the brain. Over the next ten years, several former NFL and College football players were diagnosed with CTE, including, Terry Long, Andre Waters, Tom McHale, Owen Thomas, Dave Duerson, Ray Easterling, and Junior Seau, among others.6

  • COMPOSITION
    Textile fibers, Soft Leather
  • DETAILS
    knitted, logo, solid color, laces, round toeline, flat, fabric inner, rubber sole, adidas nmd, lifestyle, contains non-textile parts of animal origin

After the discovery of CTE and the multitude of deaths associated with the disease, former NFL players filed a lawsuit against the NFL. Additionally, the U.S. Congress launched a former investigation in the NFL and its handling of players suffering from concussions.7

These events not only impacted the NFL but had ramifications throughout the sporting world.

 

CTE and the National Hockey League

The summer of 2011 was one of the most tragic periods in the history of the NHL. That summer saw the deaths of Derek Boogaard, Rick Rypien and Leafe Wade Belak in a span of four months. Boogaard, Rypien, and Belak, all played the role of enforcer during their NHL careers. An enforcer, in hockey terms, is a designated player given the responsibility and task of defending the other players on his team from cheap shots and other dirty plays. Enforcers tend to accomplish this task by playing a very physical game and specialize in the art of fighting. The three players also shared many of the common symptoms of CTE.8

It is reported that it is common for those who suffer from CTE to become depressed and resort to the use of drugs and alcohol to cope with the disease.9 Boogaard, Rypien, and Belak all suffered these symptoms towards the end of their lives.10

Women's Dance Sneakers Breathable Mesh Sneaker Low Heel Customizable Dance Shoes White / Black / Red / Practice,NIKE 844908-200 LOW-TOP TRAINERS FOR WOMEN,Giuseppe Di Dato Sneakers - Women Giuseppe Di Dato Sneakers online on Australia - 11554349QS,Diadora B.Elite L Wide Wn - Sneakers - Women Diadora Sneakers online on Australia - 11572155DO,Geox Sneakers - Women Geox Sneakers online on Canada - 11356426MFBlack NIKE Sneakers COURT BOROUGH MID (KIDS),Botti Loafers - Men Botti Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11536945PEWomen's Shoes Leatherette Spring / Summer Chunky Heel Blue / Beige / Green,Men's Faux Leather Spring / Fall Comfort Hiking Shoes Khaki / Dark GreenArchivio 52 Sneakers - Men Archivio 52 Sneakers online on Australia - 11574049RS,Via Vela 14 Sneakers - Women Via Vela 14 Sneakers online on Australia - 11543656ECAdidas Sneakers - Women Adidas Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11563393VANew Balance Fresh Foam Boracy - Sneakers - Women New Balance Sneakers online on Australia - 44807660HTArmani Jeans Sneakers - Men Armani Jeans Sneakers online on Canada - 11261159ANPrada Linea Rossa Suede Stretch-Vamp 35mm SneakersHotter - Fawn 'Augusta' peep toe sandalsGiuseppe Zanotti Sneakers - Men Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers online on Canada - 11447385ON,Maine New England - Blue suede 'Pontoon' boat shoes,Nike Grey/White/Jade Air Max 90 Essential Sneakers Size US 9 Regular (M, B),Fornarina Sportglam Sneakers - Women Fornarina Sportglam Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11553373CQAdidas Originals Superstar W - Sneakers - Women Adidas Originals Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11570157NTD-S!De Sneakers - Women D-S!De Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11237066UN,Fashion / Popular Mast & Harbour Women Navy Mid-Top Heels Online Shoes Outlet,Fashion / Popular Desigual SHOES_SUPPER HAPPY - Trainers Multicolor Women Online Shoes Outlet,Men's Light Soles Leather Spring / Summer Loafers & Slip-Ons Blue / Light Brown / Khaki,Womens - adidas Originals Beige ZX Flux Adv Virtue Sneakers Clear brown 3 (UK) 3,4,4.5,5.5,6,D.A.T.E. Sneakers - Men D.A.T.E. Sneakers online on Australia - 11555097TE,Nike White/Silver/Multi Color Inserts Sneakers Size US 7Adidas Originals Sneakers - Women Adidas Originals Sneakers online on Canada - 11561150SJ,Erika Cavallini Sneakers - Women Erika Cavallini Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11580632BQ

 

Views 9283

Related Articles

About the Author

Ryan Lake

Ryan is an American attorney at Lake Law Group, LLC and a sports consultant at Beyond the Playbook. He works extensively on ice hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball and Olympic movement issues. Ryan is also an Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University School of Law.

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Full Profile

Leave a comment

Fashion / Popular Men K-Swiss Court Classico Suede Taupe/Off-White Suede Online Shoes Outlet,