Playing Without Protection: Solving Football’s Concussion Crisis4 Comments
Is it crazy to think that making football helmets flimsy or getting rid of them altogether could reduce the amount of football concussions in the NFL? In this video, we discuss the moral hazard of football helmets. Moral hazard refers to the lessening of people’s incentive to avoid negative outcomes when they are presented with additional forms of protection. Will attempts to reduce risk in injuries actually create more?