When has a person had too
When has a person had too many concussions?
There is no magic number
There is no magic number of concussions after which an athlete should quit contact or collision sports, says Dr. William P. Meehan. Several other factors besides the overall number influence the retirement decision, including decreased force required to produce a concussion, slower recovery (months, not days), and more severe symptoms.
Read more: http://www.momsteam.com/cumulative-effects-concussion-how-many-too-many-before-athlete-quit-or-retire-from-contact-or-collision-sports#ixzz1fCzRTeFs
Helpful, informative video. Surprised it doesn't have more views.
3 I've had like 8 and I'm still going should I stop I've only had 1 major and 7 minors what shud I do
The concussion crisis in
The concussion crisis in football is getting harder and harder to ignore. The sport is trying to change the rules to protect players, but danger could be too deep in its DNA.
PBS' great coverage of this issue: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/league-of-denial/
Boston University's CTE Center: http://www.bu.edu/cte/about/what-is-cte/
League of Denial Q&A (sbnation) http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/2013/10/9/4817818/league-of-denial-nfl-concussion-crisis-authors-interview-pbs-frontline
"Does Football have a future?" (The New Yorker) http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/01/31/does-football-have-a-future
Written by Joseph Stromberg
Produced by Joss Fong, Joe Posner, Alex Hawley
Images courtesy of Getty Images
Video footage from:
"League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis" (PBS FRONTLINE) http://video.pbs.org/video/2365093675/
"Casualties of the Gridiron" (GQ Magazine)
"Brett Favre on NFL, Concussions" (NBC Today show)
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The game is safer today. The players are no longer leading with their helmet. The game is safer no that the league has instituted rule changes.
The guy reading the script sounded insanely unprofessional like he neither wrote or practiced the script. awful quality narration over high-quality video.
This is the most stupid sport of all.
I, myself play football, now for my highschool as Defensive end, I personally believe that, "rugby" will take over sense it is a lot safer but no less fun. Go to a professional rugby game, even the commentators are better, crowds yell alot louder, its fun.
The problem with football is teh "american"