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Series of fatal accidents in american football

The recent deaths of four French American football players are an “extraordinary increase,” according to Brett Gosper, Executive Director of World Rugby Association when presents an injury prevention plan for the players of this sport in 2019.

The above plan is specifically aimed at reviewing the tackle height regulations (height allowed to be prevented) to reduce vibration for players.

The noticeable statistics

According to statistics, young players Louis Fajfrowski (21), Adrien Descrulhes (17), Nicolas Chauvin (18 years) and Nathan Soyeux (23) all died after being injured on the pitch. “We are heartbroken because of a series of fatal accidents,” Mr. Gosper told AFP in an interview.

SERIES OF FATAL ACCIDENTS IN AMERICAN FOOTBALL

 “For us, it’s a very unusual surge. Occasional deaths still occur in American football, as well as in all sports, antagonistic or non-antagonistic. However, we certainly never had to witness a series of such deaths” – said Mr. Gosper.

The solutions

After the death of the young player Chauvin, Mr. Gosper and World American football President, Bill Beaumont, went to France to meet with officials of the federation and the government. “We have reviewed all of our terms,” ​​said World American football executive director.

The French Rugby League (FFR) and the French Football Association responded by asking World American Football to consider banning many players from taking part at the same time and lowering the height allowed to block from the shoulder down to the waist. Accordingly, World American Football has agreed to accelerate the four-year law cycle, in which member associations propose changing ideas, and France will hold a symposium on injury prevention for 2 days 19 and 20.3, with the participation of health professionals, coaches, and technical experts to promote “building welfare rules for players rather than building meaningful laws for the welfare of players “.

20-year-old rugby player suddenly died on the Australian grass field

The accident

The Central Highlands Football League home page has reported that Dunnstown – an American football player died suddenly at Learmonth, in northern Ballarat (Australia). Stakeholders revealed the player was only 20 years old. He came on as a substitute in the match before his collapsing.

Immediately after the player was in distress, the medical team on the field conducted emergency first aid. A helicopter was sent to bring this 20-year-old talent to an emergency hospital. Even so, he did not get over.

Cause detection

Currently, police in Australia are investigating to clarify the death of the player. A spokesman for Victoria Police Department said: “We are investigating to clarify the death of the 20-year-old player at Learmonth. However, according to initial verification, there is nothing unusual here.

According to the Ballarat Courier, the 20-year-old is perfectly fit before the game. Most likely death comes from stroke as in many cases in other sports.In the past, American football sport has never recorded a case of sudden death when playing on the field.

20-YEAR-OLD RUGBY PLAYER SUDDENLY DIED ON THE AUSTRALIAN GRASS FIELD

Another case

In 2017, there was also a high school student died of a serious head injury while playing American football. Despite wearing a safety-tested helmet, Carlos Sanchez, 16, suddenly collapsed in a match at Moon Valley High School on October 20. Immediately he was taken to the hospital but died only two days later.

After the collision, Sanchez fell to the ground and this was said to be the original cause of the boy’s death.

When playing American football, athletes suffer a lot of risks such as heart attack, head injury, skull, bone and muscle pain. A strong impact on the head can cause brain bleeding, leading to rapid coma or even death.