Essay On Football Concussions

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The era of Football in America is slowly coming to a close.
Football has been known as America’s sport next to baseball for many years now.
The general physicality of every play isn’t(B3) matched by any other sport on the planet, and that is why football causes more injuries than any other sport on the professional, and youth levels.
Parents are pulling their kids from their teams, even in the middle of the season because of the information that has been released over the past decade illuminating a big problem for the game. This problem is called concussions.
Concussions are running rampant, not only in the professional and college level where these athletes are moving at top speeds, but the High School and grade school levels have been faced with the same problem.
Children need to be specifically focused on since their brains are still developing.
There have been a multitude of studies that have suggested there is a link between playing football as a youth, and experiencing extreme emotional distress as an adult.
Concussions cause a degenerative brain disease called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
CTE is what caused the suffering and eventual suicide of one of the greatest linebackers of all time, Junior Seau.

Brain Injuries that occur during youth football are extremely serious because the child’s brain is still growing and developing in so many ways.
Concussions happen when you head is hit with so much force that you brain literally makes contact with your
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