Study Links Heading of Soccer Ball to Brain Damage
June 30, 2013
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A new study links frequent heading of the ball in soccer to brain damage. Research published in the journal Radiology, says players who head the ball frequently are more likely to suffer brain damage and memory loss than players who focus more on their feet.
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