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How routine sparring can cause short-term impairment to boxers’ brains

Citation
Di Virgilio T, Hunter A & Ietswaart M (2019) How routine sparring can cause short-term impairment to boxers’ brains. The Conversation. 04.10.2019. https://theconversation.com/how-routine-sparring-can-cause-short-term-impairment-to-boxers-brains-123820

Abstract
First paragraph: Thrilling the masses for millennia, boxing has evolved down the centuries – rules have changed, equipment improved, training enhanced. However, one key aspect has essentially stayed the same: incapacitating the opponent before they incapacitate you

Keywords
Brain injury; Brain damage; Boxing

StatusPublished
Author(s)Di Virgilio, Thomas; Hunter, Angus; Ietswaart, Magdalena
FundersNational Institute for Health Research, Scottish Funding Council and Chief Scientist Office
Publication date04/10/2019
Publication date online04/10/2019
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/30434
Related URLshttps://theconversation.com/…rs-brains-123820
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