Preventing Concussions and Head Injuries in Youth Sports
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Sports are a fantastic way for young people to exercise, develop self-confidence and make new friends. But contact sports present the danger of concussions and head injuries. It’s not that they’re inherently violent; it’s just that some sports involve contact, sometimes to the head. The key is to take safety precautions, such as wearing a helmet and learning about concussion warning signs.
If you would like to find out more about how to prevent head injuries and the types of protective headgear used in various sports, this infographic contains a plethora of relevant information on the topic.
This infographic was created by Bracken Foam Fabricators, Irish manufacturers of foam products for sporting and other purposes. For more information about their range of products, visit their website.
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