In the field of athletics, a common dialogue of coaches, administrators, athletes, and the media surrounds player safety and concussions. Although the majority of concussions are not associated with a loss of consciousness, the long term affects of these sometimes minor traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. Concussions can occur in many sports, with the NCAA rating Women’s Hockey as the collegiate sport with the highest rate of reported concussions.
This youth football concussion infographic from Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein, P.C. is a guide to any parent of a child that is currently participating in youth football or may participate in the future, and to any coach of a youth football team. It provides reasons as to why and why not you should allow your child to play youth football.
Each season the average college football player receives more than 1,000 blows to the head of a magnitude greater than 10 G-Force! This infographic designed by Globe Life illustrates the dangers concussions cause High School and College football players.