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Dr. Robert Cantu

Dr. Robert Cantu

Dr. Robert Cantu is a clinical professor in the Dept. of Neurosurgery at Boston University as well as co-director or the BU Center for the Study of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Dr. Cantu is also co-founder of the Sports Legacy Institute with Chris Nowinski. He has been at the forefront of the issue of concussions in athletics for decades. In 1986, he designed a concussion grading scale that has been used on the sidelines of Americas sporting events ever since. In this film he is a medical expert but beyond that he diagnosed and treats Kyle Turley among other professional athletes.

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