Thesis on Nfl Concussion Essay

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    Date: 10/18/15 INFORMATIVE SPEECH OUTLINE Topic: concussions General Purpose: understand NFL concussions Specific Purpose: concussions are a serious problem in the NFL Central Idea: concussions can be bad if not treated correctly Speech Title: NFL protocol I. Introduction (introduces topic) a. Attention Getter- How many of you have had a concussion? b. Thesis- I want you to better understand concussions, why they’re a problem in the NFL and what measures are being taken to prevent them.

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    mild depression. Concussions are one of the most severe sports injuries ever. Around 4,500 players in the NFL have had a concussion. Others may think that they are doing much better, the concussions went up 58% from 2014-2015. essay will support your thesis. The NFL needs to help prevent these horrible head injuries. They are causing many damage to the brain and your skill. CTE can be found after death. In 2013 there was over 4,500 NFL athletes that has a had or have a concussion from hits blown

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    playing a video with some hard helmet-to-helmet hits in the NFL 2. Thesis Statement a. Football is a hard-hitting sport and can cause concussions, head injuries, and even permanent brain damage. 3. Preview of the main points a. Concussions can be defined as “by immediate and transient alteration in brain function, including alteration of mental status and level of consciousness, resulting from mechanical force or trauma.” b. Concussions have been a major problem in many physical sports and policies

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    Background Information: Over the years, there has been a lot of controversy in the sport of football, about whether the league truly cares about concussions players are suffering. Research over the past decade, has shown that many former football players have suffered from extensive CTE, due to brain injuries not being properly treated. Since this has become such a fear for athletes and fans playing the sport, the league has made small rule changes to help prevent less helmet-to-helmet contact. On

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    speech my audience will know the importance of upgrading football equipment and why it is a necessity. Thesis Statement: Upgraded football equipment will be safer and more effective. Organizational Pattern: Problem-Solution Introduction I. Attention Getter: Have you ever watched a football game and seen a player get hit, and you thought you could practically feel the hit yourself? II. Thesis Statement: Upgraded football equipment will be safer and more effective. III. Relevance: Protecting

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    Thesis Statement The number of concussions in professional and amateur football has been rising and has sparked much controversy in recent years. These concussions are most likely linked with disease and even the deaths of some pro and semi-pro football players. New research is attempting to solve the problem but the issue is still prevalent in football today. Concussions To understand the issue of concussions in the NFL we must first understand exactly what a concussion is. A concussion is a minor

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    Thesis Statement: Recent scientific research has exposed a direct connection between repeated head trauma and the game of football leading to the diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Subsequently, I predict the competitiveness of the National Football League (NFL) will decrease as a result of parents transitioning youth football players to other less physical sports. The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association (APFA)

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    to a nearby hospital, where he died later that night from internal bleeding. (Kahler, 1) Between 2005 and 2014, alone, 92 high school football players died from injuries from football games. There were also injuries in the National Football League (NFL), players need to realize the damage that football causes. Most people do not understand that with every hit a little hit, life is being taken away from players, with every step on the field lives are being risked. While football is the most popular

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    players from having so many concussion issue is fixing the layout on how a helmet is made or either improve the type of materials are made with to lessen the amount of pressure the brain receives after a hit. Researchers are in shock because they are not receiving enough accreditation about how they makes helmets they believe that football would be even worser if they didn't have the improved way of technology has improved the current equipment. Even though concussions and helmets don't seem to protect

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    Attention-Arousing Material: (Source) In the article America 's Most Dangerous Football Is in the Pee-Wee Leagues, Not the NFL, by Allen Barra, an american journalist and contributer of the Wall Street Journal and the Alantic, conducts an interview with former NFL player Kyle Turley. Besides a succesful nine year NFL career and post country music career, Kyle Turley has been very outspoken aganist the NFL and it’s player association for dearth aganist CTE effects. In the article, Kyle has some strong words regarding

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