In some ways, the growing awareness of concussions has created a new market for entrepreneurs to cash in on. The advantage of this is that there are some good products out there. However, we are also witnessing a flooding in the market with pricey products that have no scientific evidence to back them up. You also have to be careful because of certain clinics that have been opened and staffed by so-called specialists who have no training or expertise on alleviating the symptoms of brain injury. Buyers have to beware because everything from physical therapists to dermatologists to orthopedists have opened these unscrupulous clinics across the country.
In every sport, people should always put safety first, especially head safety. Head safety is very important because people could obtain brain trauma or they could possibly die. People should also be aware of the safety gear in all sports. The most common piece of sports safety gear is a helmet, which is also the most important piece of all. Helmets play an enormous role in sports; and they can save lives.
Both David Weisman, who is a neurologist in Pennsylvania, and Lane Wallace, who is an adventure writer and pilot, discusses whether or not sports helmets should be used in sports and if it helps efficiently in the essays “Disposable Heroes” and “Do Sports Helmets Help or Hurt”. They have different views on the subject and what should be done to protect the athletes. Weisman argues that safety equipment’s such as helmets in football should be used to protect the athletes’ heads from injuries. Wallace on the other hand, believes that safety equipment’s should not be a part of sports because then people have a tendency to take bigger risks when they believe the safety equipment’s protects them. Wallace believes that to protect athletes, the culture
The documentary Head Games directed by Steve James follows former football player and ex-wrestler, Chris Nowinski, on his mission to uncover the truth about the consequences of playing sports related to concussions. A concussion is a brain injury that you cannot see and where the brain moves around in the skull. More than 3.8 million concussions occur a year due to a sport. The documentary raises the question of whether protective head-gear should be worn in all contact sports. I believe a head is more likely to sustain more damage to the brain without a helmet than a head with a helmet.
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Concussions in sports are extremely common, especially in high contact sports like football and lacrosse where helmet to helmet contact is very high. Although helmet technology has drastically improved as there has been more concussion awareness the past decade, concussions are still one of the top injuries. A smart helmet that contains an electromagnetic field to repel helmet to helmet contact would significantly decrease the amount of head and neck trauma. The helmets will utilize opposite magnetic fields to ensure that when the helmets do get close together they will be repelled from each other. These smart helmets will contain the technology to determine the acceleration of the two people and determine the right amount of repel to expel
The newer technology helmets today prices are $1,500 for the Zero1 custom fit and $250 to $450 for other models currently used in the NFL. New designs are still being made and tested. The Zero1 helmet is not on sales floors yet still being tested but about that helmet is meant to help with crucial hits to the head. “The ZeroTs outside shell gives on impact, absorbing the force of the hit. The Zero1 finished first in a safety test of 33 helmets conducted by the NFL and the NFL Players Association” (Ryan).
Today, society is even making changes in younger athletes such as children and adolescents such as in soccer many children are not allowed to use their heads. The sports should although ensure that the sports have the safest equipment and inform the players of the risks of the sport. As long as the players know the risks the rules should not be changed any further because then it begins to lose the spirit of the
From what I can remember, football has become a Sunday ritual in my family since I was a kid. Growing up in the Northeast, we lived a couple hours from Shea Stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, New York. Being the playing ground for the New York Jets 1964 to 1983, now the New York Jets play at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Living so close to the stadium and having family members like my Dad, Uncles, and Grandfather take the train or a boat over to watch Joe Namath play was an experience I wish I could have been a part of. Football has become so popular in America, that they have a day dedicated to watching your favorite team play their hardest versus one of the other thirty-one teams in the league.
Seat Belt Laws Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for people ages 1-54 in the United States every year. Seat belts are the most effective way to prevent some of these deaths. With that being said, primary seat belt laws should be recognized and made illegal not to wear a seatbelt when riding in a car in all 50 states. While wearing a seat belt, injuries and fatalities are less likely to occur in an accident. Too many people disregard the risks they are taking when they choose not to wear a seatbelt in a car.
One can interpret this as no helmet can protect your brain. Thus, some helmets aren't strong enough to protect the
Specific purpose: To persuade my audience about making not wearing a seat belt illegal. Central Idea: I will discuss the problem with not wearing a seat belt, the causes of not wearing your seat belt, and the solutions to make drivers and passengers wear their seat belt. Introduction I. Attention: We all heard of the saying click it or ticket it. Just imagine in one moment your whole life changed by one decision you could have avoided simply by buckling up.
Safety of Skiers and Snowboarders Ski helmets are definitely better to be worn than not to be worn or to say it's better to safe rather than sorry. Helmets have saved lives of bicyclists, skateboarders, skaters and others because they are required to be worn. People who have gotten in accidents while wearing helmets were most likely very thankful that they were wearing a helmet. Although these type of accidents do not necessarily happen to you, they do happen on a daily basis and come very unexpectedly, even on the slopes. I believe that there should be law that requires people to wear helmets when snow-skiing and snowboarding, no matter the age, because it is for their safety and to avoid extreme consequences if not worn.
The sport has high risks of injuries and death. The reason of this is that the drivers of motor racing like to be on the edge on every corner on every lap so if something goes wrong even though a small thing then that would be your life. The safety in the olden days weren’t very good either. They had an open cockpit, no seatbelts, No suits and the helmet wasn’t mandatory. Even if the driver wore a helmet it wasn’t very protective.