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Nfl concussions

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Nfl concussions

  1. 1. THE NFL &CONCUSSIONSPresented byEmelina, Hannah, Jonathan and Julia
  2. 2. What is a concussion?History: The NFL and ConcussionsRegulationsTechnological AdvancesRecommendations
  3. 3. WHAT IS ACONCUSSION?
  4. 4. “A concussion is a traumatic brain injurythat alters the way the brain functions.”– Mayo Clinic
  5. 5. SHORT-TERM EFFECTS
  6. 6. SECOND IMPACTSYNDROME
  7. 7. LONG-TERM EFFECTS
  8. 8. CTE
  9. 9. History: The NFLand Concussions
  10. 10. 1969 – NOCSAE begins research
  11. 11. 1978 – helmets required in NFL
  12. 12. $46 million toinjured players
  13. 13. 1989 -- NFLcontracts withRiddell
  14. 14. Early 1990’s --ProCap
  15. 15. 1994 – The NFL pushes back
  16. 16. 2013 – increased regulations
  17. 17. REGULATIONS
  18. 18. Lystedt Law
  19. 19. NFL 2013 lawsuit
  20. 20. TECHNOLOGICALADVANCES
  21. 21. X-GuardX2 Biosystems TechnologyX-Patch
  22. 22. Riddell’s “Revolution”
  23. 23. RECOMMENDATIONS
  24. 24. 1. Continued RuleChanges
  25. 25. 2. Implement technological advances
  26. 26. 3. Change in Attitude

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