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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  • Pop Warner bans kickoffs in 3 youngest age divisions
    In addition to the elimination of kickoffs at its lowest levels, Pop Warner also enacted a rule that will limit the amount of contact ... how we don't get the ball", said Xavier. Contact sports, especially football at every level, have come under heavy ...
    05/14/2016 - 9:32 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner eliminates kickoffs over concussion worries
    In 2012, Pop Warner became the first youth football organization to limit contact during practices ... Additionally, in 2010, Pop Warner implemented a concussion policy requiring that any player removed from a game or practice because of a head injury ...
    05/13/2016 - 4:41 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    ... As the concussion epidemic continues to plague the sport of football, Pop Warner is taking a revolutionary approach to limit the damage, eliminating kickoffs from some competition. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1TeKqvO
    05/13/2016 - 4:39 am | 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.
    05/11/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs
    In 2012, Pop Warner became the first youth football organization to limit contact during practices ... Additionally, in 2010, Pop Warner implemented a concussion policy requiring that any player removed from a game or practice because of a head injury ...
    05/11/2016 - 6:00 pm | View Link
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    Pop Warner now offering NFL/USA Flag and unlimited weight divisions. Please contact your Association President for more details. For signup dates, click on "Town ...
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  • Head Injuries in Football
    News about Head Injuries in Football, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
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    There are Seven Divisions of play, all determined by a strict age/weight scale to ensure safe and balanced competition. Ages and Weights for Tackle Football Programs:
    05/23/2016 - 1:57 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 ...
    05/22/2016 - 10:29 pm | View Website
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