There’s a whopping 3.8 million sports-related concussions in the United States each year; in recent years, the true dangers of sports concussions have become more apparent, and the severe effect of a concussion is something that medical and healthcare professionals are seeing more and more throughout the world of sports.
Sports concussions happen more frequently than people think, with symptoms sometimes going away after three months, while at times lasting for longer than a year.
The below infographic from Masters In Health Care analyzes concussions and provides insight into the healthcare field’s increasing awareness of the dangers of sports concussions.
Few Notable Facts Of Sports Concussions
- Only 1 in about every 10 sports concussions involves lost conciousness.
- Every year, there are close to 4 million sports-related concussions in the United States.
- 3 in 4 sports concussions occur during games and not practices.
- Some effects of concussions include fatigue and irritability along with depression.
Concussed: Description Of Sports Concussions