Ban children from heading a football, urges campaign group

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December 14th, 2013

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Chris Nowinski, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

A leading campaigner on head injuries in sport has called for a ban on children heading the ball when playing football…

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“If we have so many other options out there, like we get them running and being active, why play sports which include hundreds of blows to the head, knowing how bad the consequences are?”

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