In case of Phillip Adams has scandalized the whole NFL. The former football player is the main suspected of murdering 5 people, just before taking his own life. Now, days after the news was released, the possible causes that could lead the former defender to commit the act emerge. The scientific community would be asking to study the brain of the former player.
The North Carolina Police Department has targeted Phillip Adams as the main suspect of shooting 5 people. This would have happened in York County. Then, the body of the former player of the NFL he was found dead in his parents’ home in Rock Hill, near the place where the murders occurred.
Chronic Traumatic Encelopathy
For many years, the NFL ignored the effects of Chronic Traumatic Encelopathy (CTE). It was only in the 1990s that league doctors began to look out for possible injuries related to concussions and their long-term effects. Now, a group of doctors could establish a connection between the blows to the head and the terrible case of Phillip Adams.
“It does not matter the number of concussions suffered in his life, but the number of blows received to the head, there is no cure. The CTE affects the ability to relate, you feel frustration, act impulsively and there is emotional instability ”were the words of Dr. Hallie Zwibel, director of the Center for Sports Medicine at the New York Institute of Technology.
Phillip Adams is asked to study
Given the antecedents (not recognized by the NFL) of connections between brain damage and cases of violence or suicides, the scientific community would be asking to study the brain of Phillip Adams. CTE studies have advanced significantly in recent decades, and this dire case may be used to gain more insight into the long-term damage of concussions in football.
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