La verdad duele (2015). El cine y las conmociones cerebrales en los deportes de contacto

Miguel ABAD VILA

Resumen


La práctica de los deportes de contacto (fútbol americano, rugby, boxeo, artes marciales mixtas) está relacionada con un incremento en el riesgo de padecer conmociones o contusiones cerebrales, provocadas generalmente por traumatismos craneoencefálicos. Al respecto, La verdad duele / Concussion (2015) de Peter Landesman nos muestra el conflicto originado por las investigaciones del Doctor Bennet Omalu y la poderosa National Football League (NFL), la institución representativa del fútbol americano en los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica.


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conmoción cerebral; traumatismo craneoencefálico; deportes de contacto

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