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Do minor head impacts in soccer cause concussive injury? A prospective case-control study

Authors: Truls M Straume-Naesheim, Thor Einar Andersen, Ingar Morten K Holme, Andrew S McIntosh, Jiri Dvorak, Roald Bahr

Journal: Neurosurgery

Year Published: 2009

Objective: Our objective was to determine whether minor head trauma in elite soccer matches causes measurable impairment in brain function. Methods: Baseline neuropsychological testing was completed by professional soccer players in the Norwegian elite league, Tippeligaen, […]

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