Back in the ancient years gladiators would fight to the death in front of hundreds of screaming fans in a massive sized coliseums. However now in the modern era, instead of gladiators fighting it out in a coliseum we have football. The highest level of football, the National Football League, averages over 19 million viewers a week, and is always the most watched show of the week. The biggest football game of the year, known as the super bowl, was watched by million people this past year NFL TV Recap. Based on a research study by Dr. Jesse David, there were concussions reported in the season, during the season there were concussions, and concussions in season Kacsmar.
Football is an American sport, that many families and friends enjoy together. However, many people have not been interested in going to the football games they normally enjoy and not because of losses, but because of the disrespectful players in the National Football League NFL. Last school year I decide I was going to quit playing tackle football not because the change in coaching but because my heart was no longer in it, the injuries that come with the sport, and I wanted to focus on another sport. My heart was no longer in football after 5 years of playing the sport, I only loved it for 3 years out of the 5.
Concussion Essay Football is often labeled as a dangerous, unsafe sport, but there are many good things that come along with playing football. In the past two weeks I have learned about the risks that accompany football. Many kids suffer with concussions and face injuries from the sport, which scares many people away. But, despite the risks and the unsafe label, I would allow my child to play football because it promotes health, builds friendships, and helps gain toughness.