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Posts Tagged ‘concussions in soccer’

By On July 11th, 2018

World Cup semifinal brings soccer’s concussion problem into focus

It’s not a World Cup without several shocking scenes that highlight how little FIFA really cares about concussions. This year’s international competition has already been criticized for incidents where players dazed players were “treated” for head-first collisions with being slapped and sprayed with water in the face. Now, Tuesday’s semifinal match between France and Belgium…

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By On December 21st, 2017

Female soccer players show more brain damage than male players

When it comes to concussions, it is starting to look like women may have it a lot worse off than men. Research has suggested women may be more susceptible to brain injuries, and could take longer to recover. Now, an unpublished study presented at the annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington, D.C., indicates that…

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