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Study: Heading the ball in soccer may cause balance problems

July 11, 2018 07:12 PM

Are you practicing your soccer skills between World Cup matches? Be careful.

New research from the University of Delaware finds players who head the ball more often may be more likely to develop balance problems.

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Other studies have linked heading to the potential for thinking and memory issues.

This new study about balance is considered preliminary and the extent of any possible balance issues remains unclear.

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