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Truth doesn't have a side : my alarming discovery about the danger of contact sports / Dr. Bennet Omalu ; with Mark Tabb.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 616.8 OMALU (Text) 37500004402802 New Items Available -
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch BIOGRAPHY OMALU, BENNET MEMOIR (Text) 37516002031774 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Morgan Co PL - Brooklyn Branch 616.8092 OMA (Text) 78551000532847 Non-Fiction Available -
Osgood PL - Osgood Main Library SPOR 616.8 OMA (Text) 39692000925510 New Item Shelves Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Omalu (Text) 31208912542372 new non-fiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 616.8092 OMA (Text) 70741000146631 Adult Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780310351962
  • ISBN: 0310351960
  • Physical Description: 303 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-294) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface: God did not intend for human beings to play football -- My Father's son -- Child of war -- To be myself -- Answered prayer -- "Heaven is here, and America is here" -- Welcome to America -- Through the wilderness -- Land of contradictions -- A bold gamble -- Finding myself -- A divine appointment -- Prema -- A game-changing diagnosis -- The NFL = Big Tobacco -- "In the name of Christ, stop!" -- The baton is passed -- Marginalized, minimalized, ostracized -- I wish I'd never met Mike Webster -- Finding life in the wilderness -- Omalu goes Hollywood -- Concussion -- From doctor to dad: what will I say when my son asks, "Can I play football, pleeeaaaasssse?" -- Afterword: "I bet my medical license that O.J. Simpson has CTE" -- Appendix: Questions from parents about brain trauma and contact sports, especially football.
Summary, etc.: A full-length account of the amazing life of the neuropathologist popularly depicted in Concussion describes his childhood in war-torn Nigeria and the forensic pathology studies that led to his much-criticized findings about the role of concussion in brain disease.
Subject: Omalu, Bennet I. (Bennet Ifeakandu)
Neuropathologists > Biography.
Brain > Concussion.
Brain > Degeneration.

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