Each year more than a million Americans die from heart disease or heart related problems. Even if a person survives a serious heart related event, it can severely affect that person’s quality of life afterwards.
May 5th, 2015 by Certified Athlete
ALS is a debilitating disease characterized by progressive weakness and muscle atrophy in limbs and vital organs. Recent research has linked the possible development of ALS with activities that have increased incidence of head trauma such as full contact athletics. This post is an attempt to provide an unabridged list of coaches, athletes and former athletes, living or dead, that have suffered the effects of this monstrous disease. (more…)