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Birth Rate Increased After Spanish Soccer Club's Triumph

By | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 18:37

Researchers confirmed a higher birth rate occurred in a region of Spain after their local soccer club won numerous championships in 2009.

Heading a Soccer Ball Could Have Long-Term Effects of Brain Damage

Heading A Soccer Ball Could Result In Long-Term Brain Damage

By | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 19:38

Two recent studies have shown the long-term effects of heading soccer balls on the brain's cognitive abilities, and they're not good.

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Soccer Players Without Head Injuries Still Have Brain Changes

By | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 15:45

Researchers compared brain scans of a group of professional soccer players who had no symptoms and no known concussions to a group a swimmers and found significant white matter changes in the brains of the soccer players.