Cumulative Brain Damage in Athletes Can Occur Without Concussion

Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/cumulative-brain-damage-in-athletes-can-occur-without-concussion/

Even athletes who don’t experience concussion but suffer repeated jolts or falls inherent in contact sports can experience subtle and cumulative brain changes, new imaging research suggests. A group of female college rugby players who had not experienced a concussion for at least 6 months prior to or during the study and who showed no outward symptoms

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Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/cumulative-brain-damage-in-athletes-can-occur-without-concussion/

Even athletes who don’t experience concussion but suffer repeated jolts or falls inherent in contact sports can experience subtle and cumulative brain changes, new imaging research suggests. A group of female college rugby players who had not experienced a concussion for at least 6 months prior to or during the study and who showed no outward symptoms

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