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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  • New safety guidelines limit contact in Pop Warner football
    The action at Pop Warner football practices is lower-impact this season. In an attempt to prevent concussions, the national youth sport organization announced rule changes in June that limit contact during ... said every concussion is of great concern.
    08/9/2012 - 1:00 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner to limit practice contact
    In a move that challenges the longtime culture of America's most popular game, Pop Warner will introduce new rules to limit contact drills ... nationwide league at any level of football to restrict the amount of contact players experience.
    06/15/2012 - 7:27 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 ...
    06/15/2012 - 4:09 am | View Link
  • Trying to Reduce Head Injuries, Youth Football Limits Practices
    In response to growing concerns over head injuries in football, Pop Warner, the nation’s largest youth football organization, announced rule changes on Wednesday that will limit the amount of full-speed collisions and other contact allowed in practice.
    06/14/2012 - 2:22 am | View Link
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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 ...
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    Pop Warner Little Scholars (also known as Pop Warner, Pop Warner Football) is a non-profit organization that provides youth football, cheerleading, and dance programs ...
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  • Football Safety
    In Pop Warner Football, there is “an absence of catastrophic head and neck injuries and disruptive joint injuries found at higher levels.” The injury rate in Pop ...
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