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Head Games Football's Concussion Crisis

Football’s Concussion Crisis (2006)

Head Games The Global Concussion Crisis

The Global Concussion Crisis (2014)


1. Nowinski CJ, Bureau SC, Buckland ME, Curtis MA, Daneshvar DH, Faull RLM,
Grinberg LT, Hill-Yardin EL, Murray HC, Pearce AJ, Suter CM, White AJ, Finkel AM,
Cantu RC. Applying the Bradford Hill Criteria for Causation to Repetitive Head Impacts and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Front Neurol. 2022 Jul 22;13:938163. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2022.938163. PMID: 35937061; PMCID: PMC9355594.

2. Mez J, Daneshvar DH, Abdolmohammadi B, Chua AS, Alosco ML, Kiernan PT, Evers L, Marshall L, Martin BM, Palmisano JN, Nowinski CJ, Mahar I, Cherry JD, Alvarez VE, Dwyer B, Huber BR, Stein TD, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Cantu RC, Au R, Kowall NW, Stern RA, McClean MD, Weuve J, Tripodis Y, McKee AC. Duration of American Football Play and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Ann Neurol. 2020 Jan;87(1):116- 131. doi: 10.1002/ana.25611. Epub 2019 Nov 23

3. Mez J, Daneshvar DH, Kiernan PT, Abdolmohammadi B, Alvarez VE, Huber BR,
Alosco ML, Solomon TM, Nowinski CJ, McHale L, Cormier KA, Kubilus CA, Martin
BM, Murphy L, Baugh CM, Montenigro PH, Chaisson CE, Tripodis Y, Kowall NW,
Weuve J, McClean MD, Cantu RC, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Stern RA, Stein TD, McKee AC. Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football.

4. For the full list of publications, visit Google Scholar.


1. Football is Deadly, but Not for the Reasons You Think. New York Times. Guest Essay.
January 9, 2023.


2. We Don’t Have to Get Rid of College Football to Make It Brain-Safe(r). Global Sports Matters. 2022.

3. Youth tackle football will be considered unthinkable 50 years from now. Vox. 2019.

4. It’s Time To Ban Youth Tackle Football. Huffington Post. 2018.

5. Point After: Troubling Trend. Sports Illustrated. 2018.

6. Hit Parade. Cerebrum 2013.

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