A prospective study of punch biomechanics and cognitive function for amateur boxers.

@article{Stojsih2010APS,
  title={A prospective study of punch biomechanics and cognitive function for amateur boxers.},
  author={Sarah E Stojsih and Monica Boitano and Miriam Wilhelm and Cynthia Bir},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={725-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate several biomechanical factors of the head during a sparring session and their link to cognitive function. DESIGN Instrumented Boxing Headgear (IBH) was used for data collection during four 2 min sparring sessions. Neurocognitive assessment was measured using the ImPACT Concussion management software. A baseline neurocognitive test was obtained from each athlete prior to sparring; two additional tests were obtained and compared with the baseline. SETTING Male and female… CONTINUE READING

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