The Effect of Repeated Soccer Ball Heading on Cortico-spinal Excitability and Inhibition

Thomas Di Virgilio, Angus Hunter, Stuart Goodall, Glyn Howatson, Lindsay Wilson, Magdalena Ietswaart

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Abstract

Postural control has been shown to decline following a bout of soccer ball heading, although mechanisms underling this impairment remain unclear. Repetitive sub-concussive head impacts (RSHI) may disrupt cortico-spinal pathways to trigger these changes, however, no data exists.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)404
JournalMedicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Volume48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2016

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