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date: 27 May 2020


The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Michael Kent

Measurement of the electrical activity of the cortex of the brain. Different types of brainwaves are associated with at least three different arousal states; sleep, wakefulness, and excitement. There is a strong correlation between the type of electroencephalograms, and fatigue and overtraining. Electroencephalographs (EEGs) are used to assess brain injuries resulting from blows to the head in contact sports, such as boxing.... ...

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