Over the past ten to twenty years football has become one of if not the most popular youth sport that our children want to play. Because football combines both high speed and full contact participation by the players it causes more injuries then any other youth sport in the United States. While football causes many different types of injuries like knee injuries and shoulder injuries, head injuries and concussions are the biggest concern for parents and coaches of youth football players because these types of injuries can have long term and even lifetime affects. This graphic breaks down the pros and cons of playing youth football and why or why not a parent should decide to let their child play. Most importantly this infographic provides informative and helpful tips on how to handle concussions in youth football and what safety procedures need to be followed to keep these youth football players safe.
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