An English study, published yesterday, revealed that soccer players are more likely to develop brain health problems after the age of 65, compared to the rest of the population.
The study, called Scores, was carried out by researchers at the English University of East Anglia, on online tests to remotely assess cognitive functions and monitor deterioration in brain health.
About 145 professional soccer players participated, including former Crystal Palace striker Mark Bright, former Norwich duo Jeremy Goss and compatriot Iwan Roberts.
The study included 55 former players, aged 65 years or over, and their results were compared with 27 people who do not play football in the study group, whose age ranged between 65 years and over, as well as with a standard group of thousands of participants who were combined from other studies, and were subjected to tests. itself. According to the results of the study, the performance of former football players, who ranged between the ages of 40 and 50, is better than the rest of the participants, but the trend reverses with age.
Follow our latest local and sports news and the latest political and economic developments via Google news
“Social media maven. Award-winning coffee geek. General explorer. Problem solver.”
Emirates News Agency – Bayern Munich defeats Borussia Dortmund and regains the top spot in the Bundesliga
Al Hilal News Today | Features of the formation in front of the Gulf, and substitute Odion Ighalo from Türkiye
Anne Katherine Berg.. the story of a heroine who defeated cancer and then the mightiest teams in Europe