Dr. Omalu provides answers to parents who fear contact sports might cause injuries that have long-term effects. Should your child play football, ice hockey, mixed martial arts, boxing, wrestling, rugby, gymnastics, soccer, lacrosse, BMX bike riding, trampoline jumping, and gymnastics or other sports?
This audiobook will help you answer this question, but only you, the parent, can answer this question. However, after you have finished this audiobook, it will be a very easy question for you to answer.
The simplicity of the truth can even be more fantastic and more beautiful than football or any other sport.
Dr. Omalu has received phone calls, emails, texts, and social media messages from thousands of parents reaching out to him from across the world for help - asking the same questions: “Should my son continue to play rugby after his last concussion six months ago?”
“I do not want my daughter to play soccer but she loves it so much. What should I do?”
“Are concussions permanent brain damage?”
“Is it true helmets can cause brain damage?”
“My son never suffered any brain injury while he played, but did ice hockey cause his depression, diminishing intelligence, and drug abuse?”
“Was my son’s suicide caused by football?”
“If my child shouldn’t play football or ice hockey, can I let him play lacrosse or soccer?”
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- raymundo figueroa
Is a review of his biography and the rest of the article he was involved with.
- Nathanael Overly
Knowledge is power
So glad I read this book. I recall playing pee-wee football in elementary school for one season. I also recall getting hit in the helmet and seeing stars. Thankfully football wasn't for me and I stopped on my own accord. It scares me to think what might've happened if I continued to play. This book is both enlightening and scary, but it's important to know the truth.