In 2010, a 19 year old college student and basketball player got a concussion during the third game of her junior season. This was one of the many she would incur while playing in school and national-level matches, making it difficult for her to concentrate and enjoy with other team mates.
Athletes in high-contact sports often suffer from concussions and it canaffect their health temporarily or permanently. It is reported that many athletes that have untreated concussions can suffer from depression, cognitive issues, anxiety, dementia, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and various other problems in their lives. Therefore, it is crucial to help raise awareness regarding concussions and how to prevent or manage them.
In the past decade, more people in sports and interested in contact games have gained awareness about the long-term effects of concussions. They are silent-killers and often impair athletes for life. Thus, the need of the hour is to address the issue and provide personalised solutions for everyone suffering from the problem.