CTE Causation

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Organizations that recognize CTE is caused in part by repeated traumatic brain injuries

United States 
National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) 
CDC (according to this fact sheet) 
National Football League 

United Kingdom 
National Health Services (NHS) 
Football Association 
Professional Footballers Association 

Australian Football League 


Prominent Academic CTE Research Institutions 
Australian Sports Brain Bank 
Boston University CTE Center 
Glasgow Brain Injury Research Group

Notable Organizations that do not yet recognize CTE Causation Evidence

International Sports Governing Bodies 
World Rugby 
International Olympic Committee 
International Ice Hockey Federation 
National Hockey League 

Sports Organizations
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 
Rugby Football Union (U.K.) 
Rugby Canada 
USA Rugby 
Rugby Australia 
National Rugby League (Australia) 
Soccer Canada 
U.S. Soccer 
Football Australia 
Canadian Football League (CFL) 

Select Medical Organizations and Societies 
National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 
Australian Society for Sports Medicine 
American College of Sports Medicine 
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 
Sports Neuropsychology Society 
Concussion in Sport Group 
British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine 
Canadian Academy of Sports & Exercise Medicine

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