Injury Risk in Professional Boxing

  title={Injury Risk in Professional Boxing},
  author={G. H. Bledsoe and Guohu Li and F. Levy},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  • G. H. Bledsoe, Guohu Li, F. Levy
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Southern Medical Journal
  • Objective: Although a popular endeavor, boxing has fallen under increased scrutiny because of its association with traumatic brain injury. However, few studies have investigated the overall epidemiology of boxing injuries from representative samples, and no study has ever documented the incidence of injuries in female boxers. This study is a review of professional boxing data from the state of Nevada from September 2001 through March 2003. Materials and Methods: Medical and outcome data for all… CONTINUE READING
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