We can no longer ignore the stupidity of the hits that are still happening today despite the fact that the players know the concussion aspect is such a big part of the game and sports in general.— Jeremy Roenick
Satisfaction Concussions quotations
Every time you sustain a head injury, the risk gets higher and higher.
I always said that if there ever was a point where the risk was more than minimal, I would stop playing.
What scares me is how easily it happened.
You get a concussion. It could take 30, 40 days until that starts to come to life where you're in agony. Ask any doctor.
It didn't feel like it was anything too major, but if you had to look at one hit that would be it.
It was the kind of light blow that is exchanged without notice or consequence hundreds of times in a game.
Maybe I'm stupid or whatever, but to me if I got a concussion, if I could see straight and I could carry a football then I'm not telling anybody.
I might have practiced stick-handling with my head up a bit more.
I've been fortunate. I've had no residual effects whatsoever. I got out just in time.
My first season Butch Bouchard accidentally sent me to the hospital for three days with a concussion, but I never backed away from Butch or anyone else after I came back.
After enough concussions the head injuries blur together.
Athletes, coaches and parents today are increasingly aware of the danger of concussion, and this awareness influences decisions about buying new and reconditioned football helmets.
Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of trauma, I will fear no concussion.
I've been knocked out a few times , but I have no idea how many concussions I've ever had.
I had concussions as a kid playing football and basketball, and know what it feels like and to have someone say 'Just rub some dirt on it, and get back in there.'
In order that a "self" may exist there must be some continuity of mental experiences and, particularly, continuity bridging gaps of unconsciousness. For example, the continuity of our "self" is resumed after sleep, anaesthesia, and the temporary amnesias of concussion and convulsions.
Concussions is one of these pack journalism issues, frankly.
There's no increase in concussions. The number is relatively small. The problem is, it is a journalist issue.
I don't have concussion problems. I have got a problem with people giving me traumatic blows to the head, that's what I have got a problem with.
It didn't hurt, did it? When I hit you?" "Sure.
Fractured skull. Concussion, the lot..." "But seriously, Kath. No hard feelings, right? I'm awfully sorry. I honestly am.
I had six or seven documented concussions, so I had a lot more than that. But I feel fine.
Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent;
beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.
I understand the seriousness of concussions.
The diamond of character is revealed by the concussion of misfortune, as the splendor of the precious jewel of the mine is developed by the blows of the lapidary.
In gymnastics, smaller will always be better in many ways.
The stress in the head, that will be the same for all. But the stress on the body and the concussions it must endure, that will always be easier for the little ones.
I broke my nose and got a concussion when I was 13.
Truth is ever incoherent, and when the big hearts strike together, the concussion is a little stunning.
Try not to trip. We don’t have time for a concussion today.
I've had times where I walked up to the line, where I know the play, but don't know what to do.
Enchantment and seduction were fine means of persuasion, but when time is short, an awkward but quick concussion could better serve a girl's purpose.
I was well-rounded, I'd been to college.
It wasn't that I couldn't do anything else. I wanted to stay in sports, but if I couldn't think, how was I going to play?
If you’re asking me, would I have voted for Mitt Romney, the answer is absolutely not. Emphatically not. I cannot envision a world in which I would have voted for Mitt Romney unless I sustained a massive concussion.
The Zen masters have the right idea-no pain no gain: thwack a silly nebbish and he'll remember it far longer and more indelibly than any words you muster at him. Not absolutely everything can or should have to be explained, and particularly not to everybody. But a concussion is a value-judgment anyone gets the point of.
At other times it feels like being mildly drunk, or concussed.
There is a sort of invisible blanket between the world and me. I find it hard to take in what anyone says.
And then in the FBI report it says that Hillary Clinton can't remember her exit interview from the FBI because of her concussion because she didn't have a memory. But she was acting as secretary of state at the time which means we had a secretary of state who was acting who doesn't have a memory of what she was doing.
Austin had a concussion tonight. That's the way it goes for us. We get one back, we lose one. Or lose two. We've had the most difficult time the last two years just keeping a full roster. Hopefully at some point at the end of the tunnel some good things can happen for the Indiana Pacers.