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BIAA HOME : CTE and PCS Fact Sheet

CTE and PCS Fact Sheet


There has been a lot of media attention on the prevalence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) among professional athletes and those who have sustained repeated concussions. According to current research, people are in danger of developing CTE if they have sustained repeated concussions. Some people who sustain concussions experience symptoms that last longer than expected. This is known as post-concussive syndrome (PCS) and has some of the same symptoms as CTE. Please click here to learn about some of the similarities and differences between CTE and PCS, 

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