Did you know that 80 percent of NFL players will go broke or file for bankruptcy within their first 2 years of retiring. Often players will forget that they have personal lives and futures to think about. The only thing is though that NFL players live in the moment and not the future. The NFL players are part to blame for the reasoning of going broke but at the same time so is the NFL they know that most of the athletes come from poor backgrounds and neighbourhoods. It's hard when the player makes it to the pros and for them not to help out their friends and family.
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.
This is why people need to have the proper gear. "By the time they get to high school, kids have a 5% chance of sustaining a concussion for each season they play" (Zimmerman). If they choose to keep playing football then they will eventually end up with a brain concussion or brain damage. Over the years 65-80% of head injuries go unnoticed ("Stopping the..."58). Football player ignore the fact that it is just a headache.
Throughout America’s history, football has been well known and a popular sport. Throughout the years, however, the safety of helmets have always been in question. As time went on, the amount of injuries significantly went down the helmets did not solve the problem completely. On November 6, 1869 the first "football" game took place. In my research I found that helmets were not mandatory until the 30’s which left a lot of players open to injury especially when half the players were wearing helmets and the other half were not while playing on the field.
game and it 's almost halftime. I can make it until after the game tonight right, it won’t be that bad?, I remember thinking to myself as I can barely breathe because something 's wrong with my back, but I know this pain, my ribs are out of place and I won 't get any relief until we go to the chiropractor. Who knows when I’ll go to the
We didn’t give up and go home though. Instead after every tournament game, we would practice pitching and hitting. I was working harder than everybody else, and would go to the hotel room exhausted. The night before the last game, my father and one of the player’s parent had a argument about me, which affected my confidence about playing. I thought that I shouldn't be there and that the only reason that
Everyone on the team is your brother and with that is going to come fighting but you get through it. Football really changed my life without it i wouldn't have so much friends/brothers and wouldn't be in shape. This game gets you physically and mentally strong and I would probably be unhealthy and overweight if I never played. Many family members don't want you to play but because you have fell in love with it you can't stop. For example my grandparents think that there is something wrong with me because I keep playing football and i always get hurt.
During the week of tryouts we practiced right after school from 3:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. I was so tired that I had to come home and go straight to bed. I also missed my cousin's birthday party, and even a few other events because of practice. I missed some school events, too. But making the squad had always been an enormous dream of mine.
I’m a big football fan, but I have to tell you if I had a son, I’d have think long and hard before I let him play football,” says President Obama (Fox News). The debate of whether or not football should be banned started with this speech given by President Obama. Recently, studies have shown that a large number of hits may cause more brain damage than a handful of concussions. Although people think banning football will decrease the amount of teen deaths and concussions; football should not be banned because it is just as dangerous as any other high school sports, many people would lose their job if it was banned, and football and sports help keep kids off the street. Football should not be banned because it is just as dangerous as any other
I was very wrong about that. During the tryouts, I couldn’t keep up with the other girls. I didn’t make the team, but I was the home manager for the team. I enjoyed being the manager because I got to see how much running I would have had to do if I had made the team. I am so glad that I didn’t make the team, because I can’t run over a long period of time and I would have to be in a game for 30 minutes at a time.