Contact: Leslie Shepherd
St. Michael's Hospital
Caption: A literature review by Dr. Tom Schweizer, director of the Neuroscience Research Program of St. Michael's Hospital, says not enough attention has been given to the unique aspect of soccer -- the purposeful use of the head to control the ball -- and the long-term consequences of repetitive heading.
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