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tv   Washington Journal Ira Boudway Discusses Concussion Technology and the NFL  CSPAN  April 8, 2017 9:05am-9:39am EDT

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is any o this new technolo contact do other sptsike hockey. kn fm reading your artie is.it gut:ea dot ow spefillwh's being done but certainly the advancing thiscicere- want to applit broadly and a l of at cience h bn looking for stcehe's a researcher jessicailat the research center dow looked nd and she university of rochester college athles and fou 46 who had concussednd studied their blood okg for this tao th quanterics technology d levels in your blood x hours after the impact edtewhheyou wod be on the field th ten days or not andha wafo a lot osports. researchers ung qutecs for theonst ard th boxers. researcr in sweden.
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he srted with boxers. to hockey players. er are studies that are mility personne sohereefity thinking use this ut how to chlogy. i dot know, for instan, how and is approaching it etr theyre welcomi the science in the way thathe nfl be now. haven't spentim reporting onhabu there definitely question foa t sports, hockeyyo know, soccer with and head impact there. martial ts. e're reyeeing what's happeng w with football happen decades ago with boxing. discovered the disease an realized gti hit in the head er and over ain was really damaging. theselayers long after the they were old. stod is calling in from
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california. odrning, rod. is there -- sort of llowing onha lt question. done obeenery src onneconad toifferences betweethsuon cussive bls? r or leoccer where generally no head trauma long dution and then there' sort ofne sharp impac versus, you know, the experience nffensive lineman in where theyave 40 or c cscussseb -- who have been diagnosed
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and, yh, i tnk there's a l of research to be done about what t dfencbeee it abouthe intervals betweehi that you get cte if conant low lel ow and thers time to repete whereas maybeou gettefou have a sptala concuion blow oe orwi wh a wi scen tween. dot know. nobo knows. th'rstting t try to out mbef h to do th genes or nutritn but this aldend on being ableo the disea i living op a to agse it wi fen and relbity and enhecastt s these op g it. the peop dn't. wh a the differenceseten th. ybhocawe make the people ttg e see functn kehe peoe who aret thas t drug or so kind other treatment or prenon nsr ion know of y resrch that i specificlyn that queio lot of nitely there's a attentiobeg paid to sorof over time, pact homa impact and how at
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