Groundbreaking Research To Analyze The Dangers Of How Leading A Football Affects The Brain Begins April 12 With Findings To Help Determine Whether Limits Should Be Introduced For Training Sessions
- The study aims to analyze how hitting the ball affects the brain in different ways
- The findings will be presented to decision makers towards the end of the season
- They will determine what limit, if any, to enter for training
The groundbreaking research to analyze the dangers of leading a football begins April 12.
As revealed by Sportsmail, academia and the female players of Liverpool and Manchester City are at the forefront of research into how hitting the ball in different ways – comparing short and long distances – affects the brain.
The findings, which will be presented to football’s top decision-makers towards the end of this season, will help determine what, if any, limits for training should be put in place.
Liverpool and Manchester City are at the forefront of research into the dangers of headlines
Players from the club’s youth classes and women’s side are participating in the investigation
Players will wear PROTECHT mouthguards, which provide data on the strength and frequency of blows to the head
Players will wear PROTECHT mouthguards, which provide data on the strength and frequency of blows to the head.
After the investigation started last week, dental attachments with the teams have started for the specially made dental caps.
Experts say 20 headers per session is an appropriate maximum, with a minimum of 48 hours between sessions – a key requirement of this paper’s campaign to address the problem of football dementia.