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ACSM In The News

ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

Soccer "Heading" May Cause Brain Damage

by William Hudson | Nov 30, 2011
Heading the soccer ball too frequently may cause damage to the brain, according to new research. In smaller numbers, there doesn’t seem to be a problem. It’s when the number of headers reaches about 1,300 per year that the brain may begin to suffer traumatic brain damage.
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