Concussion Inc. by Irvin Muchnick

By Irvin Muchnick

Irritating mind damage in soccer isn't incidental, yet an inevitable and primary element of the game. beginning in highschool, via university, and into the NFL, younger gamers face repeated head trauma, and people sustained accidents create lifelong cognitive and useful difficulties.Concussion Inc. unearths the decades-long cover-up of medical examine into activities concussions, and the continued denial to considerably reform soccer in North the USA. this is often the whole head damage tale, from the health practitioner who performed speedy and free with the evidence concerning the efficacy of the state-mandated concussion administration method for top university soccer gamers, to hugely touted ideas which are extra self-serving cottage than of any real benefit.Known for vast reporting at the tragic tale of the Chris Benoit murder-suicide, Muchnick turns his investigative research to aggravating mind harm and probes deep into the company, govt, and media corruption that has enabled the $10-billion-a-year nationwide soccer League to set off a public future health drawback.

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