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  1. 1. ConcussionsWhat is a concussion?<br />Jacob Gershenson <br />Block: B<br />11/15/10<br />
  2. 2. Definition: A concussion is an injury to the brain or spinal cord due to jarring from a blow, fall, or the like. Shock caused by the impact of a collision, blow, ect.<br />Statistic: About 300,000, one in every four athletes 18 or younger, suffer some form of concussion<br />Introduction<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Headaches
  4. 4. Fogginess
  5. 5. Difficulty Concentrating
  6. 6. Easily Confused
  7. 7. Difficulty with memory
  8. 8. Nausea
  9. 9. Lack of Energy
  10. 10. Dizziness
  11. 11. Blurred Vision
  12. 12. Sensitive to lights and sounds
  13. 13. Mood Changes</li></ul>What are symptoms of a concussion?<br />
  14. 14. The NFL has banned players from returning to a game or practice the same day they exhibit symptoms of a concussion<br />For the first time, the NFL put posters featuring warnings about the dangers of a concussion, in all 32 locker rooms<br />Washington State’s new law requires a doctors clearance before youth athletes can resume play after a concussion <br />What have people been doing about concussions?<br />
  15. 15. By taking a hard hit to the head<br />Car accident<br />Sports Injuries<br />How can a person get a concussion?<br />
  16. 16. Man NFL players<br />DeSean Jackson<br />Todd Heap<br />Kevin Boss<br />Hussain Abdullah<br />Jacob Bell<br />Many NHL players<br />Kristian Husekius<br />Marc Savard<br />Who has gotten a concussion that is famous?<br /><ul><li>Man NFL players
  17. 17. DeSean Jackson
  18. 18. Todd Heap
  19. 19. Kevin Boss
  20. 20. Hussain Abdullah
  21. 21. Jacob Bell
  22. 22. Many NHL players
  23. 23. Kristian Husekius
  24. 24. Marc Savard
  25. 25. Man NFL players
  26. 26. DeSean Jackson
  27. 27. Todd Heap
  28. 28. Kevin Boss
  29. 29. Hussain Abdullah
  30. 30. Jacob Bell
  31. 31. Many NHL players
  32. 32. Kristian Husekius
  33. 33. Marc Savard</li></li></ul><li>Football<br />Hockey<br />Lacrosse<br />Any sport that a person can hit their head on the ground or taking a hard hit to the head by someone, or something<br />What activities can lead to a concussion?<br />
  34. 34. Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients.<br />Entry level for 2008 averaged about $35,000, the average overall salary is about 45,000, with the upper ranges from $55,000-$85,00<br />Physical Trainer, Expected to grow 37% from 2008-2018<br />Sports Doctor<br />Athletic Trainer<br />
  35. 35. I will be attending River Hill High School<br />Wishing, to study Hotel and Restaurant Management<br />I thought, Hotel and Restaurant Management would be very interesting to learn about. For example, You must be good in math, and 2 years of Spanish. Whish I am definitely taking at River Hill High School.<br />Hotel and Restaurant Management <br />
  36. 36. Michigan State University<br />East Lansing, Michigan<br />Out of State tuition and fees are $29,622. In State tuition and fees are $11,722. Housing is $7,820, and Books/ Supplies are $962<br />120 credits, including elective credits are required for the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training<br />52% women and 48% men on campus. A graduation rate of 68%. It is a Division I school whist 34,489 undergrad enrollment. Their mascot is a Spartan.<br />
  37. 37. Donated food for the Food on the 15th program and volunteered in the distribution of the items to adult living facilities<br />To help the Seniors in need for food and to get my Community Service Hours in<br />Community Service<br />
  38. 38. Customer Service Rep. at Dick’s Sporting Goods ( 2016-2018)<br />Waiter at Ruby Tuesday (2013-2015)<br />WHC Baseball Umpire (2011-2015)<br />Prior Job Experience<br />
  39. 39.<br /><br />Citing<br />