The dangers of sport concussions
For more than a decade retired sports players, parents and medical professesionals have raised concern over the growing number of consussions from sports such as football and rugby, particularly the effect it can have on brain function. On the 16th of December, Deakin University released an Australian first study which has found that sports concussions have negative long lasting effects on the brain. Panorama spoke with neuroscientist from Monash University, Dr Alan Pearce about his research.
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