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Effect of clenching with a mouthguard on head acceleration during heading of a soccer ball.

@article{Narimatsu2015EffectOC,
  title={Effect of clenching with a mouthguard on head acceleration during heading of a soccer ball.},
  author={Keishiro Narimatsu and T. Takeda and K. Nakajima and M. Konno and T. Ozawa and K. Ishigami},
  journal={General dentistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={
          41-6
        }
}
  • Keishiro Narimatsu, T. Takeda, +3 authors K. Ishigami
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • General dentistry
  • Concussions are acceleration-deceleration injuries that occur when biomechanical forces are transmitted to the cerebral tissues. By limiting acceleration of the head, enhanced cervical muscle activity derived from clenching with a mouthguard (MG) may reduce the incidence or severity of concussions following impact. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of voluntary clenching with a proper MG on acceleration of the head during "heading" of a soccer ball. Eleven male high school… CONTINUE READING

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