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Opinion: Brain injury role in football’s decline

Parents are very concerned about the short- and long-term risks of playing a sport that has the premise of knocking the opponent down before they can score. It does not take a hit on the head to get a concussion – it is the result of an impact that has moved your brain rapidly in your skull, releasing chemicals. This chemical imbalance leads to the symptoms of concussion.

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