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Olympics: Science of the Sporting Life
Posted 26 JANUARY 2006 (Expanded 2006 based on 1996 story)

Age and Dose-Dependent Effects of Ethanol on the Induction of Hippocampal Long-Term Potentiation, Pyapali GK, et al, Alcohol 1999;19:107 - 11.

Incidence of the Staleness Syndrome Across a Three Year Period in Elite Age-Group Skiers, John S. Raglin and Göran Kenttä, presented at American College of Sports Medicine, 2005.

MRI Measurement of Brain Dysfunction in Alcohol-Dependent Young Women, Tapert SF, et al, Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2001.

The Neurocognitive Effects of Alcohol on Adolescents and College Students, Donald W. Zeigler et al, Preventive Medicine 40 (2005) 25-32.

Neurocognitive Functioning of Adolescents: Effects of Protracted Alcohol Use, Brown SA et al, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 24 (2):164-171, 2000.

A Neuropsychologic Profile of Adolescent Alcoholics, Moss HB et al, Alcohol Clin Exp Res 1994.

Binge drinking: a contrary view.

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