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Shabanimoghadam K, rahmati M, nazem F, Rezaei A A, mir nasouri R. Acute effect of blows to the head due one bout of amateur boxing match on electroencephalography (EEG). yafte. 2011; 13 (1) :106-113
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Blows to the head can lead to acute effects on nervous system. Hence, the groups of sports medicine conventions distinguish boxing with physical and neuropsychological disorders and some groups believe that side effects of this sport are not more than of all others. For this base this study was performed with the aim of investigation on acute effect of blows to the head due one bout of amateur boxing match on electroencephalography. Materials and Methods: Subjects lay in 2 groups of 20 cases: The first group (experimental group) selected from 110 amateur boxers and second group (control group)from 230 Hamadan city wrestlers. To understand brain disorder, interview by a physician was done. Then EEG was performed from subjects before and 30-45 minutes after their match. Results: Among boxers and wrestlers, EEGs significant difference was observed (p=0/001), so that 8 abnormal EEGs were observed after boxing mach. But all control group,s EEGs were normal. Conclusion: It is seems that in boxing sport the nature of blow to the head can lead to brain tissue electrical flow disturbance. This tension that is accompanied with acute mild brain injury and is observed in boxers, electroencephalography, is serious and can lead to next complications and injuries.
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Received: 2011/06/20 | Published: 2011/06/15

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