Football is a concussion delivery system — the average tackle in football can deliver more G-force than a roller coaster, space shuttle launch, and F-16 fighter jet roll combined. And the hardest hits in the NFL can deliver over 2-times the G-force required to cause a concussion. A concussion is a serious brain injury, and concussions in sports are a public health emergency. With 1 in 20 children involved in football suffering a concussion each season, it's time that state governments take action to limit, or ban tackling in youth football.
Friday is National Concussion Awareness Day. Check out the video below to learn more: