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Title: Collegiate athlete brain data for white matter mapping and network neuroscience
Abstract

We describe a dataset of processed data with associated reproducible preprocessing pipeline collected from two collegiate athlete groups and one non-athlete group. The dataset shares minimally processed diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) data, three models of the diffusion signal in the voxel, full-brain tractograms, segmentation of the major white matter tracts as well as structural connectivity matrices. There is currently a paucity of similar datasets openly shared. Furthermore, major challenges are associated with collecting this type of data. The data and derivatives shared here can be used as a reference to study the effects of long-term exposure to collegiate athletics, such as the effects of repetitive head impacts. We use advanced anatomical and dMRI data processing methods publicly available as reproducible web services at brainlife.io.

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Award ID(s):
1916518 1912270 1636893 1734853
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NSF-PAR ID:
10213469
Journal Name:
Scientific Data
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
ISSN:
2052-4463
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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