Norwich City legend Jeremy Goss and former Crystal Palace Captain Freya Holdaway join UEA researchers Michael Grey and Ellen Boucher for a panel discussion on football and the brain.
Learn about the short and long-term benefits and risks associated with the game as they discuss the media, politics, gender data gaps and – of course – the science.
Cost: Free, booking recommended
Recommended age: 12+
Brought to you by the SCORES Project, the University of East Anglia and Norwich Research Park.
The SCORES project is an independent research study designed to better understand the cognitive health of athletes as they age. The current focus of the project is former professional footballers. We know they are at greater risk of neurodegeneration, but we need to better understand this risk. The SCORES study will investigate the rate of cognitive decline in former professional footballers compared with the average healthy person.
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