Neuropsychological consequences of boxing and recommendations to improve safety: a National Academy of Neuropsychology education paper.

@article{Heilbronner2009NeuropsychologicalCO,
  title={Neuropsychological consequences of boxing and recommendations to improve safety: a National Academy of Neuropsychology education paper.},
  author={Robert L. Heilbronner and Shane S Bush and L D Ravdin and Jeffrey T. Barth and Grant L. Iverson and Ronald M. Ruff and Mark R. Lovell and William B. Barr and Ruben J Echemendia and Donna K. Broshek},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={11-9}
}
Boxing has held appeal for many athletes and audiences for centuries, and injuries have been part of boxing since its inception. Although permanent and irreversible neurologic dysfunction does not occur in the majority of participants, an association has been reported between the number of bouts fought and the development of neurologic, psychiatric, or histopathological signs and symptoms of encephalopathy in boxers. The purpose of this paper is to (i) provide clinical neuropsychologists, other… CONTINUE READING
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