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UNC Researchers: Football position, length of play affect brain impact


Researchers have found that damage to white matter in the brains of former college and professional football players due to recurrent head impacts can be related to playing position and career duration, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. This is the first neuroimaging study to compare former football players with no evidence of cognitive impairment. (UNC.edu)


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