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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 The Lasting Effects of Injuries in Football Concussions Sports Injuries Sports Injuries How We Try toPrevent Injuries More than young people 18 and under were treated for football-related injuries in hospitals, clinics, and physician offices. 920,000 The Guardian Cap, a protective cover for football helmets, touts that it helps reduce the impact of hits by up to percent. 33 million to millionsports- related concussions occur every year. 1.6 3.8 63.4% of these brain injuries occur in high school football players Everyone Gets Concussions NFL Hall of Famer QB Steve Young double click to change this header text! In 1999, Young was feeling the effects of several concussions. During a game against the Arizona Cardinals, Young was sacked and concussed by Future HoF Aeneas Williams. With the concussions becoming a persistent problem, Steve was forced to retire in 1999because of prolonged concussionsymptoms A Concussion is when the brain crashesinto the skull and nuerons beginto fire Concussions early in development/life lead to: * Alzheimer's* Dimensia* Parkinson's Disease Between concussions occur every 1000 practices/games 60-75 of college football playersreported shoulderinjury.of them underwent surgery 67% 34% More thanof football injuries occurfrom the waist-down 50% Knee Injuries account forof all football injuries.The injurybenches players for days require surgery 36% 10+ 80% 15% of all football injuries areankle related 25,000 Ankle sprainsper week Ankle Knee Shoulder Head Lasting effects ofInjury Lasting effects ofInjury Minor Effects Major Effects Deadly Effects DeformationsPainLimited MotionHard Time MovingLimpingFavoring of one sideof the body "Career Ending Injuries Worst Career Ending Injuries XFinity Sports." Comcast. Comcast, 2015. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. "Common Football Injuries." Methodist Orthopedics. Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. "Head Neck Shoulder Upper Back Lower Back Chest Arm & Elbow, Wrist, Hand Upper Leg, Knee, Lower Leg, Ankle." Common Sports Injuries. Common Sports Injury, 2014. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Hinkeldey, Nathan, Dr. "Football Injuries." Teamchirodm. Team Chiropractic & Rehabilitation, 2015. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Nordqvist, Joeseph. "Concussions Cause Long-Term Effects Lasting Decades." Medical News Today. MediLexicon International Ltd, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK, 2015. Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. Sporting News. Sporting News, Web. 3 Feb. 2015. <>. ArthritisInability tomoveBone replacementNuerological disability seizures memory loss inability to function cooridination lossMuscle deteriation Alzheimer'sParkinson'sOrgan FailurePunctured LungsSuicideInsanity Today's padding is constantlybeing changed and manipulatedas the game gets faster and stronger.Here is the basic equipment wearfor a player.
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