American childhood football as a possible risk factor for cerebral infarction

Jared R. Brosch, Meredith Golomb

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Abstract

Three adolescent football players who had ischemic stroke associated with football practice and play are described. The literature on stroke associated with childhood sports and football in particular is reviewed, and the multiple mechanisms by which football can contribute to ischemic stroke are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1493-1498
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Child Neurology
Volume26
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

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Keywords

  • dissection
  • football
  • head injury
  • ischemic stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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American childhood football as a possible risk factor for cerebral infarction. / Brosch, Jared R.; Golomb, Meredith.

In: Journal of Child Neurology, Vol. 26, No. 12, 12.2011, p. 1493-1498.

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