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New Study on Boxing Injuries
New Study on Boxing Injuries

AIR DATE: August 3, 2011

A punch from a pro boxer can be equivalent to a bowling ball thrown 20 mph.  So what does that do to boxers?  Are there long-term injuries?  The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center is doing a brand new study on how all this fighting affects boxers' brains, and how they can improve safety equipment.  We talk to the lead investigator and some boxers about this study.
Dr. Charles Bernick, Principal Investigator and Assoc Med Dir, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Layla McCarter, boxer
Luis Tapia, boxing trainer/manager

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