Price Of Contact In Sports Is Predicted At Over 600,000 Injuries A Year

“And kids on the high school level don’t have good coaching, and some of these kids should never be playing,” he added.
There also is not much money for reporting injuries, Cantu said, and what data exists can be hard to collect for studies.
Fair and his colleagues focused on four types of serious injuries — concussions and damage to the nervous system, bone injuries, torn tissue, and muscle and cartilage injuries.
Many more people play sports in high school than in college, so for that reason alone there are more injuries in the younger group.
PhotoO’Neil’s son had six major injuries as a quarterback in high school — three concussions, two fractures on his passing hand and a torn knee ligament.

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