If research shows that athletes are more susceptible to permanent brain damage, shouldn 't coaches take the value of their athletes health into consideration? Many try to decipher weather or not extracting an athlete from the game, due to his/her concussions, will benefit the team. This judgement is based upon the competitive concepts in today 's society. Not only have studies shown that repeated injuries can result in permanent brain damage, but also the hesitant emotions within athletes and how they are afraid of being permanently replaced contributes to the issue. This is because of the strain athletes physiologically obtain .
It’s a matter of life or death, but isn’t it just a game? Over the past few years, a highly debated and extremely hot topic has arisen. More research has been developed and has come to the forefront regarding the harmful long term effects of concussions due to some aggressive sports. Concussions are usually caused by a violent blow to the head. Symptoms from this common brain injury include dizziness, nausea, and blurred or double vision (Powell).
Although there is a lot more work to be done, the NFL and other leagues have taken a stance on the egregious situation that befalls those with concussions. There has been a recent decrease in the concussion rate due to the latest concussion protocol that the NFL and many other leagues have implemented that allow for professional trainers to look over players that are suspected of being concussed. Those players are not allowed to go back into the game if they still seem like they have a concussion, increasing the safety of those players who are unwilling to report a concussion for the purpose of being able to continue play. The enhanced detection and examination protocols have led to an 11.3 percent decrease in concussion rate. However, as stated previously, there is much more to do to eradicate concussions once and for all.
Terri Allen Professor Roddy English 1302 17 October 2016 Annotated Bibliography Apps, Jennifer N, and Kevin D. Walter. Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes. New York, NY, Springer, http://0-link.springer.com.librus.hccs.edu/book/10.1007%2F978-0-387-89545-1. Jennifer Apps is a pediatric neuropsychologist and assistant director of research in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Contact sports involve touching, hitting, or banging other children, which is often why children get hurt in these sports. Among teens, concussions and death have happened. While these sports increase the strength of teenagers as they partake in a school activity, the risk of injury and death is great. The health benefits of contact sports do not outweigh the risks of playing them. The leading causes of death and accidents in sports are caused by concussions.
The seriousness of sports related concussions have been brought to the forefront in recent years. New concussion legislation along with new rules and regulations have been implemented around the country. In effort to reduce the amount of concussions greater awareness, action plans, and policies have been put in place for many sports--especially contact sports such as football. However, despite these actions the amount of sports related concussions have not seen a significant decrease. I propose a detailed analysis of current concussion policies and action plans implemented in recent years with an emphasis on football.
It is no doubt that athletes are getting bigger, faster, and stronger as the year’s progress. This is leading to more physical and faster gameplay, especially in high contact sports like football and hockey. It should be mandatory that all high school athletes, no matter what the sport or gender, take a concussion test providing a baseline score to help diagnose concussions, the severity of the injury, and recovery time. A new form of technology was released around five years ago; however, not enough high schools in America are putting it to use.
Lately, injuries are starting to become more common as the sports start their seasons. A big topic on injuries that has come up a lot more recently is concussions. As little as five years ago society was not as informed on concussions as we are today. there are still much we don 't know on head injuries. Studies are being held to help improve our knowledge so this injury can be taken care of properly and efficiently.
Concussions in Soccer and Football A concussion is a very serious brain injury. Concussions are considered a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). A concussion can happen to anyone. A concussion is caused by something hitting the head and having whiplash.
Wamn! A player just kicked the ball into the goal, Some think competitive sports are bad while others think it’s good. It’s clear that overall competitive sports is a hot topic. It’s clear that the negative overlooks the positive because of 3 main reasons concussions, injuries, and mental reasons. First off sports can cause concussions, nearly 300,000 concussions occur a year.
Ken Stabler and Earl Morrall, were latest of dozens of players to have found to have had a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head hits. Should sports leagues do more to prevent concussions and other sports injuries, yes they should. Less practices means less chances of injury. Head-to-head contact carries a greater risk of concussion in football than head-to-ground contact. There is risk in life.