fMRI Study Finds Brain Differences in Athletes Playing Contact vs Non-Contact Sports

News   Apr 09, 2018 | Original Story by Indiana University

 
Brain Differences Found in Athletes Playing Contact vs Noncontact Sports

The brains of football players, left, showed significantly higher areas of activation when presented a visual task compared to the brains of cross-country runners, right, who are not typically exposed to subconcussive blows to the head. Image courtesy Nicholas Port, Indiana University

 
 
 

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