footballer's migraine

A classical migraine that develops in a footballer (soccer player) after ‘heading’ the ball
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footballer's migraine

Sports medicine A migraine evoked by abrupt jarring of the head, as occurs in a tackled football player. See Migraine.
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Barnes insists he's not fazed what position he plays in the backline and says he's just happy to be back near his best after a worrying battle with the footballer's migraine condition in 2011.
AUSTRALIA and Waratahs centre Berrick Barnes will take an indefinite break in a bid to overcome a debilitating 'footballer's migraine' condition that has plagued him throughout the Super Rugby season.