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Brain differences observed in college football players
Brain differences observed in college football players (May 14, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Arizona - A new report published in JAMA finds differences in the brain among college football players. Researchers studied 25 players who had been diagnosed with a concussion, 25 players with no history of concussion, and 25 healthy controls. Participants underwent MRI. Brain scans revealed the football players all had smaller hippocampal volumes than healthy controls, while the players with the concussion history in particular had the smallest hippocampal volume.
 
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