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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  • Sports parenting: Pop Warner taking measures to limit concussions
    But from what I can see, Pop Warner ... concussion can't return to the field without clearance from a licensed medical professional. In 2012, Butler said, Pop Warner "became the first football organization at any level to limit the amount and type of ...
    07/30/2016 - 6:56 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    USA TODAY HSS SPORTS - As the concussion epidemic continues to plague the sport of football, Pop Warner is ... of kickoffs at its lowest levels, Pop Warner also enacted a rule that will limit the amount of contact drills to 25 percent of practice time.
    05/12/2016 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs
    (CNN)Pop Warner ... football organization to limit contact during practices. Rules forbid full-speed, head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players line up more than 3 yards apart. Additionally, in 2010, Pop Warner implemented a concussion ...
    05/12/2016 - 7:36 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner settles concussion suit filed by former player who committed suicide
    (CNN)Pop Warner, the nation's biggest and oldest youth football ... The program became the first youth football organization to limit contact during practices, in 2013, and rules forbid full speed head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players ...
    03/9/2016 - 7:54 am | View Link
  • Less pop in Pop Warner football
    When Mon River Pop Warner ... play football. Pop Warner said it is the “first youth sports organization to limit contact in practice.” “By instituting these new rules and providing our coaches with proper tackling training and education in concussion ...
    06/15/2012 - 1:30 pm | View Link
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  • Football Injury Prevention-OrthoInfo
    Protective equipment is one of the most important factors in reducing the risk of injury in football. According to Pop Warner Football, Official Rule Book, players ...
    10/20/2017 - 9:22 pm | View Website
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    American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada, and also known as "gridiron football" or simply "gridiron", is a sport played by two teams ...
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  • Northern Indiana Pop Warner Little Scholars
    Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. (PWLS) is a non-profit organization that provides youth football and cheer & dance programs for participants in 42 states and several ...
    10/19/2017 - 7:40 am | View Website
  • Head Injuries in Football
    Coverage from The New York Times about head injuries in football and the effects of repeated concussions on current and former N.F.L. players.
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