Youth tackle football linked to cognition problems in former NFL players, study finds

January 28, 2015 9:00 PM

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Youth tackle football linked to cognition problems in former NFL players, study finds

A study of former professional football players found that those who participated in tackle football from before the age of 12 were more likely to have memory and thinking problems in adulthood.

The study, conducted by the American Academy of Neurology and published in the journal Neurology, tested 42 former NFL players with an average age of 52 who had been experiencing memory and thinking problems for at least six months.

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