Cohort and Cross-sectional Research in Pediatric Boxers

SDG 3 : Good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all

A research entitled “Cohort and Cross-sectional Research in Pediatric Boxers” implemented by the Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Center, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, found that IQ of pediatric boxers was approximately 10 points lower than those of general children, caused by brain damage. From such finding, Thailand government has acknowledged and consequently developed a draft of Boxing Act B.E. 2561 (2018). The draft prohibited any children with age below 12 years old to participate in any contest, and in case of any children between 12-14 years old, permits from a registrar is required prior to participating in any contest.