Football safety

By: Preston Olp and Jacob Jordan

Intro

Why?

-we noticed over the couple of years we noticed there is a lot of threats on and off the football field. One of the most common injuries is a concussion.

What?

-these injuries vary from dehydration, overheating to pulled muscles and to broken/fractured bones.



Stats

1. From 2001 to 2005 surveys show that there were 1,060,283 hospital visits related to football

2. In the U.S. about 500,000 football related injuries occur

3. 80% of all football injuries require surgery

4. Roughly 300,000 concussions occur in football

5. 17% of football injuries are ankle related