Psychology & Psychiatry

Football coaches between victories, defeats and emotions

Football coaches who have their emotions under control are more successful. This has now been reported in the Sports journal by scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Goethe University in Frankfurt am ...

Neuroscience

Study evaluates effect of heading a ball in soccer

The soccer ball is racing at a speed of 80 km/hr when the player uses their head to redirect it and score. Their team wins the game—but at what cost? UBC Okanagan research suggests the price is high.

Radiology & Imaging

Heading a soccer ball found to be riskier for female players

(HealthDay)—Female soccer players exhibit more widespread evidence of microstructural white matter alteration than males, despite having similar exposure to heading, according to a study recently published in Radiology.

Neuroscience

Soccer heading worse for women's brains than for men's

Women's brains are much more vulnerable than men's to injury from repeated soccer heading, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore. The study found that regions of ...

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