Coroner cites football as reason for brain injuryBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7373.1133/a (Published 16 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1133
- Lynn Eaton
The English Football Association and the Professional Footballers' Association are conducting a 10 year study into how heading a ball can affect the brain.
It comes as a coroner's court ruled that professional footballer Jeff Astle, who died earlier this year at age 59, was likely to have had trauma to the front of his …
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