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League of denial

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League of denial : the NFL, concussions, and the battle for truth

Fainaru-Wada, Mark.

New York : Three Rivers Press, [2014]

xiii, 413 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.

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Reveals how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, sought to cover up and deny mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage. This narrative moves between the NFL trenches, America's research labs and the boardrooms where the NFL went to war against science; it examines how the league used its power and resources to attack independent scientists and elevate its own flawed research.

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ISBN:

9780770437565

LC Call No:

RC1220.F6 F35 2014

Dewey Class No:

617.1/0276332 23

Author:

Fainaru-Wada, Mark.

Title:

League of denial : the NFL, concussions, and the battle for truth / Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru.

Edition:

1st pbk. ed.

Publisher:

New York : Three Rivers Press, [2014]

Physical:

xiii, 413 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-395) and index.

Summary:

Reveals how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, sought to cover up and deny mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage. This narrative moves between the NFL trenches, America's research labs and the boardrooms where the NFL went to war against science; it examines how the league used its power and resources to attack independent scientists and elevate its own flawed research.

Target Audience:

Adult Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

National Football League.

Subject:

Football injuries--United States.

Subject:

Brain--Concussion--United States.

Subject:

Sports medicine--United States.

Subject:

Football--Moral and ethical aspects--United States.

AE:PersName:

Fainaru, Steve.

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