Imaging blood-brain barrier dysfunction in football players Academic Article uri icon


  • Methods Sixteen male amateur football players (mean [SD] age, 26.53 [3.3] years) and 13 male track and field athlete control participants (mean [SD] age, 28.54 [2.2] years) were recruited during the 2013/2014 season of American football in Israel. Exclusion criteria included previous psychiatric/neurological disorders. The study was approved by the Soroka University Medical Center Helsinki institutional review board, and all participants gave written informed consent.

publication date

  • January 1, 2014