Football safety

By: Preston Olp and Jacob Jordan



-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.


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


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