Concussions in Sports Statistics

Concussions in Sports Statistics

Concussions are being diagnosed more frequently than ever before. According to the Center for Disease Control, the number of reported concussions has doubled in the last 10 years. Emergency room visits for concussions in ages 8 to 13 has doubled. Concussions rose 200 percent among 14- to 19-year olds in the last decade.

 

Below are national concussions in sports statistics from the CDC:

Basketball Concussion Statistic:

  • 2 out of 3 concussions in boys’ basketball result from a collision with another athlete

 

  • 1 out of 2 concussions in girls’ basketball result from a collision with another athlete

 

Cheerleading Concussion Statistic:

  • 91% of concussions in high school cheerleading happen during stunts

 

Field Hockey Concussion Statistic:

  • 60% of field hockey concussions result from being hit by a stick or ball

 

Football Concussion Statistics:

  • 63% of concussions in high school football are from tackling

 

  • The average high school football player has 592 head impacts

 

Ice Hockey Concussion Statistic:

  • Nearly 65% of concussions in ice hockey result from a collision with another athlete

 

Soccer Concussion Statistic:

  • 3 out of 4 concussions from heading in boys’ soccer happen when players collide

 

  • 1 in 2 concussions from heading in girls’ soccer happen when players collide

 

Lacrosse Concussion Statistics:

  • 3 out of 4 concussions in boys’ lacrosse result from a collision with another athlete

 

Volleyball Concussion Statistic:

  • Nearly 40% of concussions in girls’ volleyball happen when diving for the ball.

 

Wrestling Concussion Statistic:

  • 1 out of 2 concussions in wrestling result from a takedown

 

Diagnosing and understanding concussions are imperative to your mental health. You need the guidance to find the right recovery from a concussion. Book a baseline scan with Psychology 360 today to test your brain health.

All statistics are from the www.cdc.gov/HEADSUP

 

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