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Football Causes Many Brain Injuries for High School Athletes

A study was done to determine whether high school football players were receiving hits that were more likely to cause head trauma and brain injuries than college players. This study was done in Illinois, at the University of Illinois –Champaign. The study showed that high school tackles cause 10% more G-force to the person, making them more likely to get a concussion. The study believes that the increased G-force is from high school players being smaller and not tackling properly. Almost 6% of high school football players suffer brain injuries and many more brain injuries go unreported. To read the entire article, click here on “Football Causes Many Brain Injuries for High School Athletes