In the field of athletics, a common dialogue of coaches, administrators, athletes, and the media surrounds player safety and concussions. Although the majority of concussions are not associated with a loss of consciousness, the long term affects of these sometimes minor traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. Concussions can occur in many sports, with the NCAA rating Women’s Hockey as the collegiate sport with the highest rate of reported concussions.
One thing I am noticing with infographics is that designers are trying to put too much on one page, making the font smaller and harder to read. Even when you go to the original infographic and zoom in you can barely see anything! Definitely need a better hierarchy of importance or be more selective with the data they chose.
Concussion Symptoms Found on http://ccafo.org/, which stands for Central Connecticut Association of Football Officials. It was uploaded in 2012. It is helpful for my speech, because it provides the symptoms of concussions and the fact that you should sit out of a game if you feel these symptoms.
CONCUSSION Directed by Peter Landesman. With Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson. In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.