Essay on Sports Are Bad For The Health

968 Words Sep 18th, 2016 4 Pages
Football and boxing is a contact sport, indiviuals are getting hit in the head a lot. It is very dangerous. It is very dangerous because, it is bad for indiviuals health.Also, males or females can develop permanent brain damage. However parents and children do not take it serious until something happens to them, or to their child. Studies show, "While much of the health and safety debate over football and other contact sports focuses on the risk of developing severe, headline-grabbing neurodegenerative diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and CTE, a growing body of evidence suggests that both concussions and subconcussive blows can alter mood, cognition and behavior while causing damage and structural changes to the brain." Every little boy goes through the phase that they want to play football or box, not knowing the damage it can have on them, it is very scary. Football and boxing are very bad for indivualds health. These sports are bad for the health because they can cause concussions. These sports can cause concussions because, they are contact sports. For football, males are tackling eachother hard throughout four quarters non-stop. In boxing, males or females are punching, and throwing jabs directly at another persons head trying to knock them out. These things can lead up to concussions. Consussions is a brain injury caused by a blow to the head or a violent shaking of the head and body. Players are taught to be tough, play hard, and have no pain.…

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