Reuters: Ice hockey: More women’s brains needed for concussion studies, says Ruggiero

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

American gold-medal ice hockey player Angela Ruggiero said she hopes her pledge to donate her brain to concussion research would encourage other female athletes to do the same so scientists could gain a fuller picture of the problem.The Hall of Fame defenseman, who retired in 2011 after playing in four Olympics, said medical research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) would benefit from greater female participation. (October 3, 2018)

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