In recent years, worries over concussions suffered while playing sports has multiplied astronomically. Studies are showing that the problem is worse than anybody feared, but many parents and sports fans seem to think that this isn't as big of a problem as the media is portraying it. However, as more evidence appears, even professional athletes are starting to become concerned.
When you were younger and you played sports, did your coach ever tell you to play through the pain? "No pain, no gain" has been a coaching tradition for generations, so you can imagine how people felt when health experts started to say that this old mantra was a bad idea. More and more health experts began to argue that letting an athlete play on after sustaining a concussion was a bad idea, but it wasn't until this year that they had proof that their theories were correct.