Magdalena Ietswaart, Angus Hunter, Thomas Di Virgilio

Magdalena Ietswaart is a Cognitive Neuroscientist and Associate Professor, at the University of Stirling. She can be contacted on magdalena.ietswaart@stir.ac.uk Angus Hunter is a Reader in Exercise Physiology, University of Stirling. Thomas Di Virgilio is a PhD student in Psychology, Health and Exercise Sciences at the University of Stirling.

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26/10/2016

How we discovered that heading a football causes impairment of brain function

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...

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