Brain Injury In Youth Sports

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Football, one of the most popular sports in all of the us. From youth to the NFL many play this sport, aproximently 3.5 million people play foot ball. What if playing this sport is dangerous to our youth?
Each year U.S. emergency departments treat an estimated 135,000 children ages 5 to 18 for sports-related brain injuries. Powers, Alexander K. "A Neurosurgeon Tackles Brain Injury in Youth Sports." Wake Forest Baptist Health. N.p., 27 Nov. 2015. Web. 11 Dec. 2015. Each year many athletes suffer neurological injuries that effect there brain functions.
A portion of athletes have died playing football “Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study”"Average
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