Study analyzes effect of repeated head trauma in professional fighters

February 5, 2015 3:26 PM

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Study analyzes effect of repeated head trauma in professional fighters

Dec. 31, 2014: Challenger Israel Perez of Argentina punches the champion Takashi Uchiyama (L) of Japan during their WBA boxing super featherweight title bout in Tokyo. Uchiyama won the match by technical knock out in the ninth round. (Reuters)

For professional fighters, delivering the coveted knock-out punch could mean automatic victory, but for their opponent it could mean a future full of neurological trouble. A team of researchers analyzing the effects of repeated head trauma in professional fighters is aiming to determine what that tr...

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