is a potential cause of brain injury and since it's under control of the player, its consequences can be prevented,' Lipton noted
Schools and clubs do not have to wait for the Football Association to stop children heading
. They could agree informally among themselves.
A subsequent inquest returned a verdict of death by industrial disease suggesting that repeated heading
of footballs during his professional career was the cause of his neurological decline.
For example, it's difficult to isolate the effects of heading
from the effects of other head injuries that soccer players suffer, says Gary A.
Coaches have taken important steps in the cause of safer heading
. Youth experts like Tom Fleck and others recommend a break with tradition.