This history of notable football players’ head traumas has brought a theory that undiagnosed trauma can lead to serious long-term damage. According to the article, the Steelers’ concussion management team has “spent more than 10 years developing the computer-based neurological test” used by football teams across the country to deter serious injuries. The test consists of memory exercises and motor and sensory tests. Before and after the tests the player is rested to see if any symptoms return.
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