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'Heading' a Soccer Ball More Dangerous for Women: Study

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Heading soccer balls poses a much greater threat to women's brains than men's, new research suggests. The study included 49 female and 49 male amateur soccer players, aged 18 to 50. They reported…

AHA: Soccer Is Called the Beautiful Game, But Injuries Can Make It a Dangerous One

FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- With the final World Cup showdown this Sunday, frenzied fans have seen the best soccer has to offer. They've also seen some of the worst injuries the sport can inflict. While chasing…

'Heading' Soccer Balls May Be Bad for Balance

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Balance problems may be more common in soccer players who "head" the ball more often than their fellow athletes, a small study found. The study included 20 soccer players, average age 22, who were…