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2020 Jul 08

J Neurotrauma

Modifiable risk factors for poor cognitive function in former American-style football players: Findings from the Harvard Football Players Health Study.


Roberts AL, Zafonte RD, Speizer F, Baggish A, Taylor H, Nadler L, Weisskopf M
J Neurotrauma. 2020 Jul 08.
PMID: 32640866.


Recent attention to consequences of head trauma among former professional American-style football players has increased the likelihood that former players and their healthcare providers attribute neurocognitive effects to these exposures. However, in addition to head trauma, many potentially modifiable risk factors are associated with cognitive impairment.