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Dementia pugilistica

@inproceedings{Ardila2008DementiaP,
  title={Dementia pugilistica},
  author={A. Ardila and M. Mendez},
  year={2008}
}
Historical note and nomenclature Boxing has been a human activity since antiquity (Corsellis 1989). The safety of boxers became an issue in the early 19th century when the use of spikes and other brutal methods was outlawed in Great Britain. In 1866 the Marques of Queensbury Rules established the use of boxing gloves, weight categories, and the 10-second knockout. However, these measures did not eliminate either the acute or the chronic neurologic effects of boxing. In 1928, Martland recognized… Expand

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