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First Link Demonstrated Between Multiple Concussions, Neuropsychological Deficits In College Athletes

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September 10, 1999
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Henry Ford Health System
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College football players who sustain multiple concussions are at risk for a decline in long-term neuropsychological function. And players with a pre-existing learning disability (LD) who have sustained multiple concussions appear to have an even higher risk of permanent injury, according to an article in the Sept. 8 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

College football players who sustain multiple concussions are at risk for a decline in long-term neuropsychological function. And players with a pre-existing learning disability (LD) who have sustained multiple concussions appear to have an even higher risk of permanent injury, according to an article in the Sept. 8 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).


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Henry Ford Health System. "First Link Demonstrated Between Multiple Concussions, Neuropsychological Deficits In College Athletes." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 September 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/09/990910080015.htm>.
Henry Ford Health System. (1999, September 10). First Link Demonstrated Between Multiple Concussions, Neuropsychological Deficits In College Athletes. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/09/990910080015.htm
Henry Ford Health System. "First Link Demonstrated Between Multiple Concussions, Neuropsychological Deficits In College Athletes." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/09/990910080015.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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