Annarita on N. Sneakers - Women Annarita N. Sneakers online on Annarita Canada - 11560894QX 3898a6

Annarita on N. Sneakers - Women Annarita N. Sneakers online on Annarita  Canada - 11560894QX 3898a6
Men's PU(Polyurethane) / Elastic Fabric Summer Comfort Athletic Shoes Walking Shoes Color Block White / Beige / White / Green,
O.X.S. Rubber Soul Boots - Men O.X.S. Rubber Soul Boots online on Canada - 11555154UU,

Annarita on N. Sneakers - Women Annarita N. Sneakers online on Annarita Canada - 11560894QX 3898a6

Published 19 April 2016 | Authored by: Ryan Lake

Bikkembergs Sneakers - Men Bikkembergs Sneakers online on Canada - 11518023MR, 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”).

 

Tsd12 Boots - Men Tsd12 Boots online on United Kingdom - 11567554FNBikkembergs Sneakers - Women Bikkembergs Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11141775RKHogan Sneakers - Women Hogan Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11567871TP,Lanvin Sneakers - Women Lanvin Sneakers online on Australia - 11554600IL,Nike White/Black Free Tr 5.0 Flyknit Sneakers Size US 8 Regular (M, B),Leather Crown Sneakers - Women Leather Crown Sneakers online on Canada - 11564351OPCheap / Discount DressBerry Women White Solid Flats Online Shoes Outlet,Cheap / Discount Reebok Classic Leather Pop - Trainers Men Black Online Shoes Outlet,Men's Moccasin Leather Spring Loafers & Slip-Ons Dark Blue / Gray / Khaki,Y-3 Sneakers - Men Y-3 Sneakers online on Canada - 11329948WGMen's Comfort Shoes Canvas Spring & Fall Casual Sneakers White / Black / Dark Red,Premiata Loafers - Men Premiata Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11473672MP,Ghōud Venice Sneakers - Women Ghōud Venice Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11545438CB,Nike Army Olive 5.0 / Buff Ice Blue Women's 308975 321 Sneakers Size US 10 Regular (M, B),Fashion / Popular Women Grace Shoes CR39 High heeled sandals Giallo Online Shoes Outlet,Men's PU(Polyurethane) Spring / Fall Comfort Loafers & Slip-Ons White / Black / Orange,Men's Moccasin PU(Polyurethane) Fall Loafers & Slip-Ons White / Black / RedBaker by Ted Baker - Kids' brown leather Chelsea bootsAigle Boots - Men Aigle Boots online on Canada - 11476512KGCesare Paciotti 4Us Sneakers - Men Cesare Paciotti 4Us Sneakers online on Canada - 11224649TM,Dune - Multicoloured suede 'Clemmiee' mid kitten heel court shoes,Gaudì Sneakers - Women Gaudì Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11547995LW,Miss KG - Nude 'Neo2' ballerina pumps,Hogan Sneakers - Men Hogan Sneakers online on Australia - 11526385TRWomen's Latin Shoes Satin Heel Slim High Heel Dance Shoes Nude,Brawn's Sneakers - Women Brawn's Sneakers online on Canada - 11304640BK,Nike Nike NIKE 538416L019 019 Furs & Skins->Calf Leather - Black,Mauron Loafers - Men Mauron Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11500360UF,Dc Shoecousa Sneakers - Women Dc Shoecousa Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11552799OP,Adidas Originals Superstar 80S W - Sneakers - Women Adidas Originals Sneakers online on Australia - 11542285DX

Concussion background

Shop Women's Pleaser Sky 309GPT Ankle Strap Sandal Red Glitter Patent/Red Tinted - - 21492056, 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
    Soft Leather
  • DETAILS
    snakeskin print, no appliqués, two-tone, round toeline, flat, fabric inner, rubber sole, varnished effect, contains non-textile parts of animal origin, slips on

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

Om Sneakers - Women Om Sneakers online on Canada - 11548833CITsd12 Sneakers - Women Tsd12 Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11567463HB,Atlantic Stars Sneakers - Women Atlantic Stars Sneakers online on Australia - 11061873KB,Green George Loafers - Men Green George Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11532110LVMen's Denim Spring / Fall Comfort Oxfords Black / Beige / GreenMens - ASOS Oxford Shoes In Tan Faux Suede Tan 9 (UK) 7,7.5,8.5,9,10,11,12,Cheap / Discount Carlton London Women Tan Brown Suede High-Top Flat Boots Online Shoes Outlet,Womens - ASOS POSH High Heels Black patent 6 (UK) 3,4,4.5,5.5,6,NIKE 833667-nike TRAINERS FOR WOMENSoisire Soiebleu Sneakers - Women Soisire Soiebleu Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11554244NU,Pinko Sneakers - Women Pinko Sneakers online on Canada - 11571940APElena Iachi Sneakers - Women Elena Iachi Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11294310AO,Silvano Sassetti Loafers - Men Silvano Sassetti Loafers online on United Kingdom - 11457371CSTod's Boots - Men Tod's Boots online on United Kingdom - 11487431GJ,Vince Blair 5 Perforated Slip-On Sneakers,Buy / Sell Bed Stu Surrey Women Caramel Lux Leather Online Shoes Outlet,Steve Madden - Black satin 'Word' sandalsNike Purple/Orange New Ombre Sneakers Dual Fusion Tr 4 Training Women's Sneakers Size US 9 Regular (M, B),Vans Ua Old Skool (Pig Suede) - Sneakers - Women Vans Sneakers online on Australia - 11560074AN,Karl Lagerfeld X Kaia Sneakers - Women Karl Lagerfeld X Kaia Sneakers online on Canada - 11579030DA,Buy / Sell Athena Alexander Mocha Black Women Online Shoes Outlet,Adidas Originals Sneakers - Men Adidas Originals Sneakers online on Canada - 11231354VN,Crime London Sneakers - Men Crime London Sneakers online on Australia - 11498920DH,Fashion / Popular Women Keds Chillax Chukka Wool Charcoal Online Shoes Outlet,Black SENDRA High boots 2944,Wesc Sneakers - Men Wesc Sneakers online on Australia - 11482890HU,Geox Sneakers - Women Geox Sneakers online on Australia - 11548155OG,Hogan Sneakers - Women Hogan Sneakers online on United Kingdom - 11566772TW,Alexander Smith Sneakers - Women Alexander Smith Sneakers online on Canada - 11276931PG,Gioseppo Boots - Men Gioseppo Boots online on United Kingdom - 11460816QT,

 

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

Nike Air Max 90 Print Black/Bright Crimson-White Men's Running Shoes AQ0926-001 Size 4,