The Sports Plague Felt By All : Injuries Essays

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The Sports Plague Felt by All: Injuries:
Growing up, I was very involved with sports, just like the many other people. As most of you already know from experience alone, playing certain sports like football, and soccer tend to result in various injuries, ranging from bruises, to nagging aches, and pulled ligaments. Occasionally you might have suffered a more severe injury like tearing ligaments, breaking bones, or becoming severely concussed from a blow to the head. Unfortunately, the latter of injuries mentioned seems to be happening more often. Now the question is, are sports becoming too dangerous, thusly resulting in a higher frequency of injuries, especially in adolescent athletes?
Through the years, I’ve played countless sports like soccer, basketball, even volleyball, and I’ve dealt with my fair share of injuries. In fact, every sport I have participated in has resulted in me breaking a bone. I’ve broken fingers playing basketball and volleyball, broke my wrist and forearm playing soccer, and broke nearly every bone in my face from baseball. The injuries didn’t stop here, I have also torn ligaments, and had a few minor concussions. Luckily for me, these injuries healed correctly and I was able to return to sports in no time. Unfortunately for some athletes, they aren’t so lucky and miss significant amounts of time due to injuries such as torn ACL’s or suffering severe concussions. The latter of which happened to one athlete in particular that I knew, a girl named…

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