The nation's largest youth-football organization announced dramatic steps to limit contact among players amid growing concerns over the long-term impact of concussions, from amateur leagues to the pros.

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    ... a conference-wide limit of one day per week of full-contact football ... releasing a story on Sunday about one former Pop Warner league ...
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  • Pop Warner joins USA Football's Heads Up Football Program
    BEREA, OHIO -- USA Football ... Pop Warner became the first youth sports organization to institute a concussion rule that mandates the return to play decision be made by a qualified medical professional. In 2012, Pop Warner became the first to limit ...
    08/2/2013 - 2:47 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner seeks to stem concussions
    Youth football leagues in Greater Boston will sharply limit head-to-head contact during practices ... In addition, he said, Pop Warner has a strict rule when a player has been diagnosed with a concussion. “Any player who suffers a head or neck injury ...
    06/23/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Rah! Rah! Rah! Pop Warner Football Addresses Concussion Problems
    Jamie Reidy shares news that Pop Warner ... tackle football teams across the nation — issued new rules on Thursday, concerned about the health effects of hard hits on young athletes’ brains. Practice sessions will now limit the amount of contact ...
    06/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner issues new rules in hopes of reducing youth football concussions
    The nation's largest youth football ... of Pop Warner concussions could be eliminated. Mark Mueller, who coaches a Pop Warner team of Hoffman Estates middle schoolers, is optimistic about the change. Although his practices already limit contact drills ...
    06/14/2012 - 12:13 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner Weighing Research and Risks in Concussion Prevention Efforts
    The unremarkable football career of Dr. Julian ... On Wednesday, in an attempt to limit head injuries to young players, Pop Warner issued new rules that put restrictions on the amount of contact players can have in practice. Jon Butler, the executive ...
    06/13/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Pop Warner :: Youth Football & Youth Cheerleading
    Pop Warner Kicks Off 87th Season on August 1. Pop Warner, the nation’s oldest youth football organization, starts its 87th season when teams across the country kick ...
    08/3/2015 - 11:35 am | View Website
  • Pop Warner Football to Limit Contact in Practices
    Pop Warner will introduce new rules to limit contact drills to one-third of practice time, and ban full-speed head-on blocking and tackling drills in which players ...
    08/3/2015 - 4:11 am | View Website
  • Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL ...
    Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief medical ...
    08/3/2015 - 1:48 am | View Website
  • Youth Football Concussion Study Criticizing Limits On ...
    Youth Football Concussion Study Criticizing Limits On Contact Practices As 'Shortsighted' Generates Controversy
    08/3/2015 - 1:41 am | View Website
  • Pop Warner Cheer & Dance
    Cheerleading was officially recognized in the 1970's, but has been a part of the Pop Warner program for several decades. The first ever National Cheerleading ...
    08/1/2015 - 7:12 am | View Website
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