Teenage Concussions Affect The Teen Learning Process

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An estimated 1.6-3.8 million sports and recreation concussions occur in the United States each year. A concussion is a brain injury caused by a blow to the head or a violent shaking of the head and body. The effects of concussions do affect the teen learning process because of painful migraines, general symptoms ,short-term memory. The first few days of a concussion consist of a series of painful migraines. Some of these effects of a concussion may be sensitivity to light and sound. This makes it very hard to learn or stay focused. A young lady named Michelle Pelton, age 26 as of 2017, suffered migraines so painful she could not get up for school. She had to be home schooled and have a tutor ("The Academic Fallout Of Teen Athlete Concussions"). Now, a teen who had a concussion and they are just getting over it can face post concussion symptoms. This means that they face all the symptoms of their previous concussion are occurring. …show more content…

Teens can not really exaggerate a concussion because they can be life threatening depending on the severity of the concussion. Another group of experts say the concussion protocol stuff is a waste of money because they think teen concussions are not that serious. The concussion protocol actually helps save a teen 's life.
The solution to this problem is to make an item used in sports such as a mouthguard or helmet to tell if they have a concussion or not and the severity. For instance, in a football game when a player takes a hard blow to the head, then says “coach I am fine put me back in the game” the side of his helmet will say he has a concussion and the severity of it.
In conclusion, a concussion affects a teenagers learning process very difficult. The solution can be very effective but will cost millions of dollars to manufacture. The solution can be used in almost all sports. Just find a item relatively close to the brain then use

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