Derrick Z. Jackson
writes that scientific research increasingly suggests it's time to discuss a ban on heading in soccer, particularly on the youth level. While
not as relentlessly violent as football — girls' soccer is still, by total numbers, the nation’s second-leading source of sports-related concussions on the high school level. And
concussions in the sport occur at a rate only surpassed by men’s football, hockey, and lacrosse.
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