To begin why children should not play competitive sports is because they can get injured, which may impact their entire life. For example, when playing football, kids tackle other players which may result in head injury, broken bones, etc. But the worst condition is head injury, because it can cause alzheimer, 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 players will not come out because they don’t want to be a sissy and want to keep on playing with their teammates. The medical professionals and coaches will not know the player has a concussion until after the game and it might be too late. It does not apply to the players telling them they have to come out even when they don’t get a hard it and still feel dizzy. We cannot know of some of the small concussion that occur each game without the players telling us they have concussion symptoms. A story of this was in 2013, a football player got injured and did not tell anyone of the injury.
She believes young football players are too uneducated to understand the importance of rest during concussions. Culverhouse also talks about the human brain and how it develops well past high school. These kids should understand the importance of how a concussion can affect a person later in life. Culverhouse firmly believes that no twenty year old should have to suffer from constant headaches, brain damage, depression, memory loss, and fuzzy thinking at such a young age. “Poor management of high school players’ concussions isn’t just a football issue.
However in "Trends in Concussion Incidence in High School Sports: A Prospective 11-Year Study", The American Journal of Sports Medicine found that from 1997 to 2008 the concussion rates in football had increased by an alarming 8% annually. In fact high school football accounts for over 50% of all high school concussions. And around 1 in 5 high school athletes will suffer a concussion. The big worry in football isn’t so much one or two concussions, even though these events can be very severe and have a negative impact on kid’s lives. What is the most damaging is a few concussions and many sub-concussive hits.
But even those who are, still have an astonishingly low chance at making the professional leagues. If they have failing grades as well, the colleges are sending their students into the world without a real chance at becoming professional athletes, and without an actual education. In the end, they will be left unprepared for life. My first reason I believe athletes with bad grades shouldn’t play sports
Football players in the NFL are protesting racial inequality and police brutality by taking a knee during the National Anthem. Although this is a peaceful protest, the NFL is no place for a protest to occur. The NFL is for people to play football; not for politics. This protest was started by a quarterback from the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick. 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.
In America many kids play violent role playing games like cops and robbers and don 't think anything of it. But recently in the news there has been a debate if kids should be allowed to play these so called games. Many people think that kids should be allowed to play theses games because they are just games and all in fun. However, many people including myself think that kids should not play violent role playing games because kids get the idea that life is just a game and killing someone is also. In the story High jinks Shoot-out we meet teens readying up for the annuel water gun Shootout where kids go around and dispatch there enemies so that they can win the $300 in the winners pot.However in order to achieve the victory kids must do very dangerous and stupid things.For example we learn that a kid went to an airport to kill a target.“In 2007, Jake Protell, a freshman, distinguished himself by ferreting out the itinerary of a field trip that two targets were taking to Tel Aviv.
Isaiah soon later gets a concussion caused by a simple blow to the head. The healing process took months for Isaiah’s brain to heal. According to Riley’s article, the risk of of death from neurodegenerative disease was low and that “data suggests that the normal life of adolescents puts them at risk for brain injury all the time.” (Riley 1). He also states that if his son were to join any other sports such as soccer, rock climbing, skiing or lacrosse have similar risks such as high school football. Although there are sports that have similar risk factors to high school football, according to Shotz’s article, “There are more concussions in football than in any other sport.
The investigation states that the man had a four hour practice that included multiple helmet to helmet collisions. The coach of this team have been to have told the kids to hit with their head and not shoulder. I don't know if the coach was uneducated or just incompetent but either way we it shows we need to educate more people on concussion prevention. Football is not the only sport that we should worry about concussions. Studies have shown that out of 100,000 concussion patients 64-76 of them are football, 54 of them are ice hockey players, 33 of them are girls soccer players.
Antonio Brown did not play in the ensuing playoff game due to his concussion and the Steelers went on to lose. Although Antonio Brown may be fine now that it 's the off-season this is something that will be with him his whole life. Concussions are a very serious issue in sports. Concussions can happen at any level of play from professional to grade school sports. Concussions are also not limited to contact sports, they can occur in any sports.
Firstly Minnpost states “ football has the highest injury rate of any teamsport aged nine through twelve who has played football experiences an average of 240 head impacts during a single season. Parents and new televisions has spoken and has notice since events happening in football has caught them that football is a rough-housing sport. Since children ages nine through twelve are more likely to get hit in the head, show teens are manufacturing that this could be a rough sport for them to play may lead to a problem. In addition, Boston University School of Medicine states “ the study lead by Boston University involved forty-two retired NFL players, aged forty through sixty-nine who had experienced memory and thinking problems since playing football in the NFL for some point of their life. Colleges and Medicine research are trying to see what causes these concussions and deaths from football that shows that this could lead to more further research.
Many different investigations were started in order to connect CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) to football. These investigations succeeded, even though some took longer to be recognized due to the fact of how important American football is to the U.S.A., but nonetheless it was known that NFL players were at a high risk for CTE and the only way to fix it is to stop playing football. During studies like the NFL case in 2002, there was a big riot about NFL and how it impacts the football fans, but they never focused on how the injuries start to stack up into CTE. The scientists that focus towards the beginning of a football athletes rate of concussions start to see the a distortion in the brain. Scientists like Dr. Christopher Whitlow, who did an experiment on 25 boys around mid teens and used helmets to record brain activity while playing football.
The NFL was still in denial of the epidemic, and that put many players in serious danger. Unfortunately, Seau is just one of the many players that suffer from this brain condition. Dave Duerson was a safety that was a part of the 85’ Bears team. Duerson went on to win one more Super Bowl, and get elected to four straight Pro Bowls. Duerson, also, reportedly suffered ten concussions in his eleven seasons in the NFL (Fox News).
The referees wouldn’t throw a flag if the offence was complaining, so why should they for the defense. Roger Cordell the commissioner of the NFL needs to repel this rule because it is not right to give the defense an advantage. It wouldn`t be much fun to play ageist a defense that always wins. Even if so the game would be very boring because the defense wouldn’t let the offense go ant where. The NFL has many more unnecessary rules and hopefully most of thin will be reaped and never talked about again.