Safe MMA are working together with fighters and promoters to take a comprehensive look into brain health.
This will include asking some fighters to have MRI and MRA tests for analysis. They are particularly interested in CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy), which is s caused by repeated head impact and leads to a progressive loss in brain function such as thinking behaviour and mood.
Understanding brain health and the potential effects of MMA as a sport on the brain is very important to enable us to make MMA as safe as it can be.
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