Brutality in Sports

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Brutality in Sports

  1. 1. Drew Roberts B3 5-14-12
  2. 2. What is an injury? Overuse Injuries – micro traumas that result from repetitive use of the same body parts (Children’s Hospital in Boston) Common injuries Basketball, Hockey, Soccer & Football most dangerous
  3. 3. Football (NFL) One of the most injury-prone sports Concussions, ACL tears, etc. Post career problems
  4. 4. Jim McMahon Super Bowl winning quarterback Concussion filled career Brain trauma today
  5. 5. Saints Bounty Scandal 2009-2010 till 2011-2012 Suspended coaches, players
  6. 6. Game Changes Kickoffs moved forward Number of concussions dropped
  7. 7. Basketball Injuries Suffer knee or ankle injuries Has forced some NBA stars to retire
  8. 8. Brandon Roy 2006-2007 Rookie of the Year Knee injuries Retired in June 2011
  9. 9. Greg Oden Center for Trail Blazers; #1 pick in 2007 Knee injuries Released by team
  10. 10. Yao Ming Globally known athlete #1 pick in 2003 Retired cause of injury
  11. 11. Hockey / Soccer injuries
  12. 12. Works Cited http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Football_Leagu e http://www.allstarpics.net/pic-gallery/jim-mcmahon- pics.htm http://espn.go.com/blog/chicago/bears/tag/_/name/o utside-the-lines http://www.sportslogos.net/logo.php?id=907 http://www.toledoblade.com/Pro/2012/03/21/New- Orleans-Saints-coach-suspended-over-bounty- program.html http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/po st/2011/12/espn-report-roy-to-retire/1 http://www.onthecan.com/?attachment_id=241
  13. 13. Works cited (continued) http://nstacommunities.org/blog/2012/04 /24/science-of-nhl-hockey-newtons- three-laws-of-motion/ http://www.picturesdepot.com/soccer/58 94/gianluca+zambrotta+huge+slide+tack le.html

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