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MMA Guidance from a Black Belt Physician

May 07, 2021 Hartford HealthCare PodCast
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MMA Guidance from a Black Belt Physician
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MMA Guidance from a Black Belt Physician
May 07, 2021
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Hartford HealthCare’s Steve Coates talks to Dr. Bharat Narapareddy, a neuropsychiatrist at the Institute of Living, part of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network. He’s also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

Dr. Narapareddy is part of a collaborative research team who recently published a study on brain changes in professional fighters based on weight class. He helps us better understand the effect repeated blows to the head have on brain structure and function over time.

Show Notes

Hartford HealthCare’s Steve Coates talks to Dr. Bharat Narapareddy, a neuropsychiatrist at the Institute of Living, part of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network. He’s also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

Dr. Narapareddy is part of a collaborative research team who recently published a study on brain changes in professional fighters based on weight class. He helps us better understand the effect repeated blows to the head have on brain structure and function over time.