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  • StatPearls: Repetitive Head Injury Syndrome [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Munakomi Sunil S Kathmandu University Puckett Yana Y Texas Tech Un Health Sciences Center BOOK
  • Originally known as "punch drunk" syndrome and first documented in boxers in the 1920s, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has grown to be a well-known topic in the sports medicine community.[1] Repetitive head injury syndrome or the newly coined "chronic traumatic encephalopathy" (CTE) is a unique variant of progressive neurodegenerative entity seen especially among people who are indulged i…
  • Novel tau filament fold in chronic traumatic encephalopathy encloses hydrophobic molecules. [Journal Article]
    Nature 2019; 568(7752):420-423Falcon B, Zivanov J, … Scheres SHW
  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative tauopathy that is associated with repetitive head impacts or exposure to blast waves. First described as punch-drunk syndrome and dementia pugilistica in retired boxers1-3, CTE has since been identified in former participants of other contact sports, ex-military personnel and after physical abuse4-7. No disease-modifying therapies curr…
  • The neuropathology of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. [Review]
    Handb Clin Neurol 2018; 158:297-307Mckee AC, Abdolmohammadi B, Stein TD
  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative tauopathy associated with repetitive head trauma, including concussion and subconcussion. CTE was first recognized in boxers nearly a century ago as "dementia pugilistica" or "punch drunk," but has been recently identified in contact sports athletes (including American football, ice hockey, soccer, baseball, rugby, boxing, and wrestlin…
  • Homicides with direct and indirect links to the night-time economy. [Journal Article]
    Drug Alcohol Rev 2018; 37(6):794-801Tomsen S
  • CONCLUSIONS: There is a consistent though dispersed relationship between heavy public drinking at night and homicide. Concerns about homicide and night-time drinking leisure with mostly male victims attacked in well-known areas of busy city nightlife, must also consider the broader gendered patterns of 'flow on' nightlife-related incidents, including fatal semi-private and domestic violence that is indirectly but importantly related to drinking and alcohol purchase in public commercial nightlife.
  • StatPearls: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE, Sports-related Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Pugilistica Dementia) [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Inserra Christopher J. CJ Creighton University DeVrieze Bradley W. BW Creighton University School of Medicine BOOK
  • Sports-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become increasingly popular in the scientific literature over the past few decades.[1]However, the first mention of such a subject in the literature occurred in the 1920s with reference to the “punch drunk” syndrome of boxers. About a decade later, the term “dementia pugilistica,” which literally means “boxer’s dementia,” was born. The now more comm…
  • Dementia Pugilistica Revisited. [Review]
    J Alzheimers Dis 2017; 60(4):1209-1221Castellani RJ, Perry G
  •  Extensive exposure of boxers to neurotrauma in the early 20th century led to the so-called punch drunk syndrome, which was formally recognized in the medical literature in 1928. "Punch drunk" terminology was replaced by the less derisive 'dementia pugilistica' in 1937. In the early case material, the diagnosis of dementia pugilistica required neurological deficits, including slurring dysarthria,…
  • How to Rescue American Football. [Journal Article]
    Cureus 2016; 8(4):e592Lundberg GD, Metzner D
  • Blows to the head damage the brain. American football is a contact/collision sport that produces many injuries, including to the brain. Football has many supporters who cite important redeeming characteristics of the activity. Public attention to the hazards of children and adults playing football has heightend recently due to many new scientific discoveries, not least of which is the frequency w…
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