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When To End The Fight: A ringside view from two fight doctors

June 03, 2021 Hartford HealthCare PodCast
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When To End The Fight: A ringside view from two fight doctors
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When To End The Fight: A ringside view from two fight doctors
Jun 03, 2021
Hartford HealthCare PodCast

Dr. Anthony Alessi and his daughter, Dr. Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa are both part of the Sports Neurology Program at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute. This father daughter team share a passion for boxing and MMA  – that is - the fight to make these sports safer and protect the fighters from serious brain injury. They’ll take you ringside and describe what they are looking for in the fighters that might compel them to end the fight. 

Check the links below for more compelling stories about the risk of traumatic brain injury in fighters and what is being done to better protect them.

More links:

Podcast:
MMA Guidance from a Black Belt Physician

Article:
Boxing Study Shows The Bigger They Are, The Harder It Is On The Brain

Show Notes

Dr. Anthony Alessi and his daughter, Dr. Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa are both part of the Sports Neurology Program at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute. This father daughter team share a passion for boxing and MMA  – that is - the fight to make these sports safer and protect the fighters from serious brain injury. They’ll take you ringside and describe what they are looking for in the fighters that might compel them to end the fight. 

Check the links below for more compelling stories about the risk of traumatic brain injury in fighters and what is being done to better protect them.

More links:

Podcast:
MMA Guidance from a Black Belt Physician

Article:
Boxing Study Shows The Bigger They Are, The Harder It Is On The Brain