The WWE has for a long time subjected its wrestlers to extreme brutality that it knew, or should have known, can cause long-term and irreversible bodily damage, including brain damage.
Do wrestlers have CTE?
Most documented cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy have occurred in athletes involved in contact sports such as boxing, American football, wrestling, ice hockey, mixed martial arts, rugby and soccer. Below is a list of notable cases of CTE in sports.
Which sport causes the most head injuries?
Among the sports-related activities that cause the highest number of head injuries for all ages:
Baseball and softball.
Riding powered recreational vehicles such as dune buggies, go-karts, and mini bikes.
Can a brain scan show brain damage?
These newer, specialized types of MRI scans can now look and assess damage to the brains structure, or measure brain function to detect changes in the brains structure and function due to TBI and concussions.
What was the science of Chris Benoit’s brain?
The issue that would soon augment and overtake the drug abuse was the science of Chris Benoit’s brain tissue. Unlike drug use, which is rampant, commonplace and more easily (falsely) solely attributed by WWE to wrestler choice and conduct, the science of brain disease conjured up more powerful enemies to confront the McMahons.
What kind of injury does Chris Benoit have?
For those readers that don’t know (Chris certainly could not have), Tau protein accumulation in athletes’ brains associated with CTE is considered by experts to be a present physical injury.
Who is Chris Benoit and what is CTE?
As the CTE crisis threatened to engulf the NFL and create a billion dollar liability, the WWE strategically funded the leading CTE advocacy group, founded by one of their own former wrestlers, Chris Nowinski. Mr.
When did Chris Benoit get a positive drug test?
You can See a May 2006 Chris Benoit “positive” test result here and see the McMahon testimony here. The issue that would soon augment and overtake the drug abuse was the science of Chris Benoit’s brain tissue.