The Rugby Brain

Acute Brain Injuries
Acute brain injuries are fortunately relative rare in boxing, however research has attributed head injuries of this nature to around 80% of the, on average, 10 deaths per year in boxing, since 1900 (Forstl et al., 2010).

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Common Acute Injuries include:

  • Stroke (brain bleeds)

  • Subdural Haematomas

Neurodegenetative Disorders
Acute brain injuries are fortunately relative rare in boxing, however research has attributed head injuries of this nature to around 80% of the, on average, 10 deaths per year in boxing, since 1900 (Forstl et al., 2010)

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A note on Concussion
Acute brain injuries are fortunately relative rare in boxing, however research has attributed head injuries of this nature to around 80% of the, on average, 10 deaths per year in boxing, since 1900 (Forstl et al., 2010)

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Psychiatric Disorders
Acute brain injuries are fortunately relative rare in boxing, however research has attributed head injuries of this nature to around 80% of the, on average, 10 deaths per year in boxing, since 1900 (Forstl et al., 2010)

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