Brain Injury In Taclke Football 😱

By Kim Jae Manapin

Is football SAFE to PLAY ?

In the article , " When is it safe to let kids play tackle football ? Study say after age 12 " they

talk about how playing tackle football earlier in life or ( before the age of 12 ) can effect you in later in your future . In the article " NFL rookie retires to avoid the risk of brain injury " they talk about an NFL football rookie retiring from the National Football League so that he does not risk his chance in damaging his brain . These two articles mainly talk about how brain damage can affect people and people not risking their chance in brain damage .

Brain Injury from Tackle Football .

In the article , " When is it safe to let kids play tackle football ? Study say after age 12 " , they took 42 former football players between the age of 41 and 65 and made them take three tests . They also split them into two groups , the players that played before they were 12 and those that played when they were 12 and older . And at the end , those that played football before they were twelve performed worse than those that played when they were twelve and or older . In the article , " NFL rookie retires to avoid the risk of brain injury " , showed an example of a man named " Chris Borland " , a linebacker for the SanFransico 49ers that retired from playing tackle football even though he could make , piles or stacks of money from the NFL so he couldn't risk himself in danger of brain injury . This shows how serious brain injury can be .

How will Brain Injury affect your Body ?

The brain is the control center of your body . The brain manages everything , from breathing to your vision . The brain also manages your thinking , emotions and behavior of your body . An injury to the brain can affect almost any / every function in your body even your personality . Your skull can only protect your brain from so much so make sure you take care of your brain as much as you can . No type of brain injury is ever the same so not ever two people will have the same type of symptoms .