|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Newspaper/Magazine Articles|
|Title:||How we discovered that heading a football causes impairment of brain function|
Di, Virgilio Thomas
|Publisher:||The Conversation Trust|
|Citation:||Ietswaart M, Hunter A & Di Virgilio T (2016) How we discovered that heading a football causes impairment of brain function, The Conversation, 24.10.2016.|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: Heading a football may look effortless but many scientists have suspected it might actually harm the player’s brain. There could be real consequences – we know that brain injury is linked to an increased risk of dementia, for example. However, it has proven surprisingly difficult to find out the true impact of football heading, partly because mild brain injury is notoriously difficult to detect. Access this article on The Conversation website: https://theconversation.com/how-we-discovered-that-heading-a-football-causes-impairment-of-brain-function-67468|
|Rights:||The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/|
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