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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  • 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.
    10/24/2017 - 12:50 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 ...
    05/12/2016 - 7:36 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs
    Pop Warner ... youth 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 - 3:45 am | View Link
  • Less pop in Pop Warner football
    Pop Warner said it is the “first youth sports organization to limit contact in practice ... Williams said he remembers only one concussion last season among Mon Valley football players. Felicia Tate, athletic trainer and team advisor for the ...
    06/15/2012 - 1:30 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner issues new rules in hopes of reducing youth football concussions
    With that backdrop and a sudden outpouring of parental concern, youth leagues in many sports, especially football, have scrambled to adjust. In 2010, Pop Warner started requiring players showing signs of a concussion to be cleared by a medical professional ...
    06/14/2012 - 12:13 am | View Link
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  • Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference
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    Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center conducts high-impact, innovative research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy and other long-term ...
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