Should My Child Be Playing Dangerous Sports?

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You're sitting in the stands, watching your child play football, when suddenly another player swings in from your child's blindside for a devastating hit to the head. Later in the emergency room, a doctor gives you the news you were worried about; your child has a concussion. Brain injuries, specifically concussions, have come to the surface of most contact sports and these issues have many parents asking, 'should my child be playing dangerous sports?'

First, I think it is important to identify what a dangerous sport is. A dangerous sport is a sport that creates significant risk for the participants, which could cause serious impairments to one's ability to function normally on a day-to-day basis. Rules are in place to avoid serious injury,
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