In a case involving a 17-year-old who played football too soon after suffering a concussion and is now confined to a wheelchair. This was so serious because this teen suffered from second impact syndrome. It is often fatal and happens when a second head injury without recovering fully from the first. This boy got his injury when there was a helmet-to-helmet collision during a punt return. He had symptoms right away, but stayed in the game.
¨Just make sure you read the file¨ (Lynch 13). 3- Conflict The main conflict of the novel is when Arlo gets too many head injuries or concussions to play football.¨My head felt like someone was actually turning a big screw, driving it into the bone and brain with a turn, then a turn, then a turn¨ (Lynch 273) Arlo was sad when he had found out because he never thought that he would never not be able to play football. Arlo got so many head injuries that he could never play football again. Also, when this was happening, Sandy was happy because she did not want Arlo playing football anymore either. Arlo 's mom was right, She had a whole file of head injuries, and she had always said that he shouldn 't play
A story of this was in 2013, a football player got injured and did not tell anyone of the injury. He was vomiting pervsley for three days straight. His mother took him to the doctor and treated him for stomach virus. When he came back to football he started vomiting from running. The player had to drop out of school because of his concussion.
Do you know what having a concussion feels like? Well some football players do. Youths are at risk every time they step onto the field. Youth’s brains are not fully developed so getting a concussion would not be a hard thing to do.Football puts kids at the risk of serious injuries. This is why youths shouldn’t play football.
The poem "In the Pocket" by James Dickey, talks about a quarterback in the middle of a football game trying to find players to pass to. In the end all of his options were unavailable and he got sacked. This poem shows an emphasis on not only football but also friendship, war and, depression. In life you will meet many people and make many friends. Some people will have a bigger impact than others.
Moses Kelly played football in heaven. He died when he was two of a football overdose. A football overdoes is when someone get hit so hard he can not look straight, the he crooks. He decided to start his own football team. He had a hard time getting all the old sprits to come and play football with him, he started to tell all his angles to tell all the old souls to come play football.
He was guaranteed to be in the top thirty of the NFL draft pick in 2006. He only had ten football games left, until his dreams came true. But, Inky’s whole life changed in a different way when playing against the Air Force. Inky tackled a player and tore all the nerves in his brachial plexus, causing surgeries and his right arm to be paralyzed. He could never play football again and instead had to live a more challenging life.
Instead of runny back to the game the athlete should take a rest depending on how bad the concussions is. Research has shown that concussions can affect a person later in life. It can cause athletes to have depression, memory loss, physical impairment such as slowing of movements and can take months to recover sometimes even years. Many people are afraid to be taken out of the game so they deny that they have a concussion and continue the sport as if nothing occurred. This can lead the player to a greater risk of another concussion and can cause impairing actions to the athletes life.
Colin Kaepernick started all of this because he said that he refused to honor a song or “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” When he first started doing this, people did not really notice what he was doing. After a couple football games of him doing this, people started to notice, and they criticized him for it. Soon after this, Kaepernick chooses to opt out of his contract because he knew that he was going to get let go by his team after the season was over. At the beginning of this season, dozens of football players on every team started to kneel. Many people supported this while others did not like people kneeling at all.
He also blames his teammates for committing those penalties that caused for the referees to call the plays back. Brady also blames injuries for the loss. Brady said, “Losing a player like Gronk in the fourth quarter.” (Brady) Brady is saying that losing Gronk, the Patriots’ tight end, in the fourth quarter is another reason they lost, because the replacement for Gronk could not get the job done. This is a common blame, especially in sports, because individual players have a huge impact on the team, yet it is a team sport and the team wins or loses