Nicholas Ng Fat Hing, Ashley Jackson
1. In this retrospective cohort study, there was an increased prevalence of age-, race-, and body mass index (BMI)-adjusted cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and neurodegenerative diseases in former professional American-style football (ASF) players compared to the general population.
2. Additionally, the proportion of individuals without any chronic diseases was lower in former ASF players compared to the general population.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Great)
Participation in American-style football (ASF) has been shown to have several health consequences...
February 7, 2023: 2 Minute Medicine