05 Mag, 2010

Punch Drunk

Posted by: ludiko boy In: ludiko

I medici sportivi hanno identificato una sindrome tipica e non rara dei pugili professionisti denominata punch drunk (ubriacatura da pugni) denominata altres√¨ dementia pugilistica. I sintomi sono perdita della memoria, dislessia, difficolt√† nell’ideazione, difficolt√† ad effettuare movimenti di precisione ed alterazione della personalit√†….¬†significa che quindi¬†¬†il pugilato √® uno sport per dementi e¬†aspiranti tali?¬†

foto: Sfida Ring -gioco by DelPonte , fabbricante giocattoli, Milano1983  Рparte di LOT C РLudiko Old Toys Collection

The sports medicine has identified a rare syndrome and not typical of professional boxers called punch drunk (drunkenness by fists) also known as dementia pugilistica. Symptoms include memory loss, dyslexia, difficulty in conceiving, difficulty to perform precision movements and personality changes …. Does it means that boxing is a sport for demented person and potential ones?

photo: Sfida Ring -game by DelPonte, Toy Factory,¬†Milan¬†1983¬† –¬†taken from¬†LOT C – Ludiko Old Toys Collection
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