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Association of position, career length with risk of neurodegenerative disease in former professional soccer players

JAMA Neurology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers investigated the association of field position, career length and playing era with risk of neurodegenerative disease among Scottish male former professional soccer players.

Authors: William Stewart, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., of the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, United Kingdom, is the corresponding author.

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