How To Play Football Persuasive Essay

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Bam! Go! Bang!, are all things that you can hear at a High School football game Friday night. Football is ingrained in the American culture and livelihood. However, is it worth it especially at an early age. Parent’s should not allow their children to play football because it causes life-threatening concussions, abuse on the minds and body. Parents should not allow their children to play football because of concussions and CTE. Concussions and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a main reason that doctors and many health professionals are urging parents to reconsider allowing their children to play football at an early age or ever. “Football in its most basic form is game,rooted in violence and physical domination, hitting and tackling, knocking your opponent,”(Hruby). Therefore, this is what causes concussions. Concussions occur when there is a,“ blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull,”(Mayo Staff). Which is extremely dangerous for young player because at the age their brain is still developing and growing. Then when…show more content…
Emotional abuse,”is a verbal attack on the player's self-esteem by a coach, parents, or someone they trust and respect”(Lench). The attack often occurs as a punishment or a form of discipline, and is in no way meant to cause actual harm to the athlete. This come in many form such as name-calling, threatening, or criticizing. An example, Physical abuse is when, “intensity of training or competition exceeds the capacity of the child’s immature and growing body”(Child Abuse in a Sport Setting). Physical abuse occurs in every athlete's body but primarily in young athletes bodies because their body is still growing and developing. Therefore when the training is to much the young player’s body starts to break down and causes a whole other set
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