" In what is believed to be the first study in Australia, concussions suffered during AFL have been linked to cognitive impairment "
Australian study finds link between AFL and brain damage

A Deakin University study has uncovered a link between former AFL footballers who had suffered on-field concussions and a decline in brain health, reports ABC’s AM program.

Find out more about the study at ABC’s AM webpage here. You can also read more about the study, which has found the problem exists for all players, elite and amateur, via a report from The Guardian Australia here.

 

 Posted: December 17th, 2013
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