• Footballers risk 67% memory loss – researcher

    Footballers risk 67% memory loss – researcher

    Footballers are at a risk of developing memory reduction of up to 67 per cent as a result of heading the football a study by the University of Stirling has shown.

    The study showed that brain function and memory of a player is significantly affected for as long as 24 hours after heading the football, according to a study by the bbc.

    Researchers said they had identified “small but significant changes in brain function” after players headed the ball 20 times.

    Memory performance […]