High School Football Research Paper

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How is high school football more dangerous than college?

High school football is more dangerous, cause of the teen's still developing brains. 4 out of 1000 high school football players sustain season ending injuries, while 8 out of 1000 college players do. The reason for this is cause the college players have better equipment. Kids begin playing at a young age, sometimes at 9 or 10 years old. Repeated hits over time can be devastating, including to the head.

Over time these hits can add up. They can lead to brain damage called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. A boy named Owen Thomas, at 9, begin playing football. At the age of 21, he killed himself. Dew to repeatedly hitting heads with other players, he had developed

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