Youth Sports Safety and Female Fandom, brought to you by NFL by BlogHer '13

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Youth Sports Safety and Female Fandom, brought to you by NFL by BlogHer '13

  1. 1. Youth Sports Safety and Female Fandom Brought to you by the NFL
  2. 2. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required SARAH BRAESCH Founder, Draft Day Suit @goonsquadsarah @draftdaysuit
  3. 3. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required AMANDA RODRIGUEZ Blogger, DudeMom.com @thedudemom
  4. 4. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required SHANEIKA DABNEY Creator & Blogger, Chicks in the Huddle @chicksndahuddle
  5. 5. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required DR. ELIZABETH PIEROTH Neuropsychologist, NorthShore University HealthSystem @DrEPieroth
  6. 6. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required CHARLOTTE JONES ANDERSONExecutive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer, Dallas Cowboys; Chairman, NFL Foundation @CJonesAnderson
  7. 7. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required
  8. 8. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required CONCUSSION SIGNS OBSERVED BY OTHERS • Appears dazed or stunned • Is confused about assignment or position • Forgets an instruction • Is unsure of game, score, or opponent • Moves clumsily • Answers questions slowly • Loses consciousness (even briefly) • Shows mood, behavior, or personality changes • Can’t recall events prior to hit or fall • Can’t recall events after hit or fall CONCUSSION SYMPTOMS REPORTED BY ATHLETES • Headache or “pressure” in head • Nausea or vomiting • Balance problems or dizziness • Double or blurry vision • Sensitivity to light • Sensitivity to noise • Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy, or groggy • Concentration or memory problems • Confusion • Just not “feeling right” or “feeling down”
  9. 9. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required What are the rewards/benefits of sports participation? 1. Physical activity/ focus on health 2. Self discipline/ emotional control 3. Improved school grades 4. Time management 5. Social support/ friendships 6. Leadership opportunities 7. Self-esteem/ self-identified as an athlete 8. College scholarships 9. Financial rewards of professional sports
  10. 10. #BH13NFL INTERNET SSID: BlogHer | No Password Required Youth Sports Safety and Female Fandom, brought to you by the NFL CHARLOTTE JONES ANDERSON: Dallas Cowboys, @CJonesAnderson SHANEIKA DABNEY: Chicks in the Huddle, @chicksndahuddle DR. ELIZABETH PIEROTH: NorthShore University HealthSystem, @DrEPieroth AMANDA RODRIGUEZ: DudeMom.com, @thedudemom SARAH BRAESCH: Draft Day Suit, @goonsquadsarah and @draftdaysuit PANELISTS MODERATOR
  11. 11. “BlogHer is a snake meal of ideas in a wonton wrapper of love. Afterwards you need a 2- day nap, then it nourishes you for a year.” – @debontherocks

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