Pop Warner Football To Limit Contact Over Concussion Fears

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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    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 ...
    06/24/2012 - 11:28 pm | 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
  • 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 football to limit contact over concussion fears
    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. Pop Warner on Wednesday said it will make two ...
    06/13/2012 - 8:05 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner to Limit Contact in Youth-Football Practices
    so we felt it was imperative that Pop Warner take a proactive approach and limit contact in practices." Indeed, a joint Virginia Tech-Wake Forest study released in February found that unlike in high school and football, the hardest hits for youth-football ...
    06/13/2012 - 10:40 am | View Link
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