FIELD Publications

Russell ER, Mackay DF, Lyall D, et al. Neurodegenerative disease risk among former international rugby union players. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry Published Online First: 04 October 2022. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2022-329675

Russell, E.R., McCabe, T., Stewart, W. (2021) Not all adverse health outcomes in former contact sports athletes are concussion relatedJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, doi:10.1136/jnnp-2020-324672 

Arena, J.D., Johnson, V.E., Lee, E.B., Gibbons, G.S., Smith, D.H., Trojanowski, J.Q., Stewart, W. (2020) Astroglial tau pathology alone preferentially concentrates at sulcal depths in chronic traumatic encephalopathy neuropathologic change. Brain Communications, doi:10.1093/braincomms/fcaa210

Russell, E. R., McCabe, T., Mackay, D. F., Stewart, K., MacLean, J. A., Pell, J. P., Stewart, W. (2020) Mental health and suicide in former professional soccer players. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatrydoi: 10.1136/jnnp-2020-323315

Mackay, D. F., Russell, E. R., Stewart, K., MacLean, J. A., Pell, J. P., Stewart, W. (2019) Neurodegenerative Disease Mortality among Former Professional Football Players. NEJM, doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1908483

Lee, E. B., Kinch, K., Johnson, V. E., Trojanowski, J. Q., Smith, D. H. and Stewart, W. (2019) Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a common co-morbidity, but less frequent primary dementia in former soccer and rugby players. Acta Neuropathol, 138, 389-399  doi: 10.1007/s00401-019-02030-y

Russell, E. R.Stewart, K.Mackay, D. F. , MacLean, J.Pell, J. P. and Stewart, W. (2019) Football’s InfluencE on Lifelong health and Dementia risk (FIELD): protocol for a retrospective cohort study of former professional footballers. BMJ Open, 9(5), e028654. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028654)