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  • Concussions

    concussion is a serious injury that happens to many football players. It is estimated that there are 1.5 million high school football players in America today (Slattery 1). Of the 300‚000 sports related concussions reported annually‚ 83% are suffered by football players (Scoggins 1). Sadly‚ since 1968‚ eighty nine high school football players have died after suffering a concussion (Nowinski 49). Players also can suffer long term negative effects from a concussion including

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    Concussions in High School Sports When stepping between the lines during a sporting event‚ athletes of all ages risk injury for the sake of enjoyment. Annually‚ 6.9 million high school athletes are at risk of serious brain damage while competing in athletics (Comstock). Even though many athletes go through high school athletics without ever suffering a concussion‚ the statistics are staggering. Of the 4‚431 injuries reported in 2005-2006 season‚ 396 or 8.9% of those injuries were concussions

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    Concussions Athletes are risking their lives for the sport they love. Unfortunately many do not realize the negative effects concussions and other head injuries have on their brains. Individual and team sports were invented out of a love for competition. These games however with the evolution of the players becoming bigger‚ stronger and faster makes the sport is less like a game and more like war. It is only now that we have begun to realize the severity of concussions and the effect they have

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    Keland Carter College Writing II Mike Pitoniak 3-24-13 Concussions in the NFL When watching a football everyone looks out for the “Big Hit” but what people don’t look out for is the after math of these so called big hits‚ which a lot of the time leads to concussions. These concussions are becoming much more severe and there is a lot of concern about the safety of players who attain multiple concussions‚ not because of the immediate problems it might bring but the future toll that

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  • Concussions: The Harmful Effects Of Concussions

    Waking up the day after sustaining a concussion is probably one of the weirdest feelings I have ever had to experience. For the next two weeks‚ I felt like I was in a cloud. After sustaining four concussions myself‚ I have experienced the powerful effects that concussions have on our body first hand. My senior year of high school I sustained a concussion that ended my football career. This is the reason I chose to compare the different styles of research between peer reviewed journals and popular

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  • concussions in sport

    of the computer based concussion evaluation software known as ImPact. Utilizing the software for both baseline testing (prior to any known head trauma) and post injury at set times following injury‚ the software is evaluated for the reliability to test concussion symptoms and recovery. McCrory‚ P.‚ Meeuwisse‚ W.‚ Johnston‚ K.‚ Dvorak‚ J.‚ Aubry‚ M.‚ Molloy‚ M.‚ & Cantu‚ R. (2009). Consensus statement on Concussion in Sport–the 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich

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  • Concussions in Sports

    Concussions in Sports: Tackling the Issue It happens every game‚ a player gets hit very hard and is injured in some sort of way. In the current days of football‚ concussions are the most common and most dangerous injury there is and should be given more attention to protect players and athletes. Whether it’s short term or long term‚ concussions can cause serious damage to athletes brains and in serious cases put them in the hospital. While NFL players shake off concussions as not being that bad

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  • NFL Concussions

    The alarming effects of Concussions in the NFL has become a major topic of discussion with a wide variety of opinions from medical professionals‚ NFL representatives‚ academic institutions and Anti-NFL advocates. While there has been action taken on behalf of the NFL‚ some believe that these actions still aren’t enough and that the complete mitigation of concussions has yet to be addressed. There has been many new outlets and sports forums that have called out Roger Goodell and the NFL on their continuous

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  • Reducing Concussions

    “Reducing concussions for lives” main goal is to educate people and raise the awareness of the severity of the impact in life of a head trauma injury without being managed on an appropriate manner. In addition‚ the organization expectation related with the education

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  • Bioethics In Concussion

    “right” even when others try to convince you to turn a blind eye‚ that exemplifies what it means to be an ethical person. In the film Concussion‚ neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu is forced to choose between speaking for the dead and being professionally destroyed by a multibillion dollar organization. While there is no bioethics genre within filmography‚ Concussion depicts issues of bioethics concern. The purpose of this essay is to present main themes raised within the film‚ determine which issues

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