How does heading affect your brain
Is it safe?
Proper Heading Technique
Questions that came up when I was researching
Can the routine act of heading a soccer ball cause traumatic brain injury? The answer to this question still isn’t entirely clear, but I believe it makes no sense to allow young children to knock their heads repeatedly against a soccer ball.
Are concussion caused by heading the ball? Yes but it isn't as common as player to player or they hit the ground. According to http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/sports_nut/2014/02/soccer_headers_and_children_why_kids_shouldn_t_be_allowed_to_hit_the_ball.html, Many professional soccer players suffer head injuries when they collide with other players. Therefor, soccer-related brain injury may not necessarily be due to heading the ball