UNC Center for the Study of Retired Athletes

The Center for the Study of Retired Athletes, established at UNC in 2001, is committed to improving the lives of former professional football players. Through ongoing research and clinical programs, The Center investigates the spectrum of physical and mental challenges that former professional football players often face. These programs are led by nationally recognized researchers and clinicians who provide expertise across a number of disciplines such as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Internal medicine, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Orthopedics, and Nutrition.  The Center utilizes this multidisciplinary approach to provide exceptional patient care to improve the quality of life for the former players and their family.  Learn more about our ongoing research and clinical research programs by visiting the website; http://csra.web.unc.edu/ or contacting Candice Goerger at cgoerger@email.unc.edu or 919-962-2017.   Our Mission: Inspiring former athletes to be fit for L.I.F.E. after sport participation! Learn about the spectrum of physical and mental challenges that former athletes face. Inform the sport and science communities about the physical and mental health needs and challenges of former athletes. Facilitate the provision of medical care to former athletes in a clinical research setting. Empower current athletes to actively transition to a healthy and fulfilling life after sport participation.

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The focus of NFL Alumni is to serve, assist, and inform players in their post-NFL lives. The Association offers a variety of medical, financial, educational, and social programs to keep members and their families healthy, productive and connected.

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