Evidence is mounting to suggest that heading a match weight football over a career may be damaging.
We have included links below to some of the key studies in this area and have also included links to some of the leading contextual articles in the field.
- Evidence for Acute Electrophysiological and Cognitive Changes Following Routine Soccer Heading
- Heading in Soccer: Integral Skill or Grounds for Cognitive Dysfunction?
- Heading footballs ‘linked to brain damage in professional players’
- Heading soccer ball equals football tackle force, study shows
- Concussion symptoms three times higher in soccer players who head the ball
- What Happens When Soccer Bans Heading?