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Football Injuries In Concussions

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Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, especially in young athletes. Almost all football players face injuries though. From concussions, to career ending knee injuries, almost all football players suffer football injuries. The cost of an injury can be devastating too. But fortunately there are preventions to at least help stop so many injuries. One of the most common football injuries are concussions. A concussion is a change in mental state due to traumatic impact (Levine). Football players are very susceptible to concussions. The percentage of injuries to a football player, concussions happen 7.4% of the time (Kvcera). Concussions usually occur when other players “lead with their head” and do not use proper or safe form to make a tackle. Usually head to head contact between players leads to concussions in the athletes. Concussions can be as minor as only being out for a couple days, to being so bad that blurred vision and violent vomiting could occur. Sometimes, players could be out of the game for several weeks after suffering a concussion. Another injury that...

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  • Explains that football is one of the most popular sports in the world, especially in young athletes. almost all football players suffer football injuries, from concussions to career ending knee injuries.
  • Explains that concussions are a change in mental state due to traumatic impact, and football players are susceptible to them.
  • Explains that a torn acl is one of the most painful things that can happen to the human body.
  • Explains the importance of pre-season health and wellness, proper cool down and warm ups, and hydration. players must be taken care of as well.
  • Opines that football injuries cost $150 per injury, and that the frequency of injuries is between 10 to 35 per 1000 playing hours.
  • Opines that football injuries aren't good. there is still some prevention, but injuries can never be completely stopped. football is dangerous, fun, and popular in the united states.
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