Participation in Pre-High School Football and Neurological, Neuroradiological, and Neuropsychological Findings in Later Life: A Study of 45 Retired National Football League Players.

@article{Solomon2016ParticipationIP,
  title={Participation in Pre-High School Football and Neurological, Neuroradiological, and Neuropsychological Findings in Later Life: A Study of 45 Retired National Football League Players.},
  author={Gary S. Solomon and Andrew Warren Kuhn and Scott L Zuckerman and Ira R. Casson and David C. Viano and Mark R. Lovell and Allen K. Sills},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={
          1106-15
        }
}
BACKGROUND A recent study found that an earlier age of first exposure (AFE) to tackle football was associated with long-term neurocognitive impairment in retired National Football League (NFL) players. PURPOSE To assess the association between years of exposure to pre-high school football (PreYOE) and neuroradiological, neurological, and neuropsychological outcome measures in a different sample of retired NFL players. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS Forty… CONTINUE READING
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