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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    In the National Football League, one of the ... in order to help limit the amount of head contact ... so that it is safer for the Pop Warner and ...
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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 ...
    06/23/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    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 ...
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  • 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
  • Pop Warner Limiting Contact In Youth Football Practice
    CHICAGO (AP) — Pop Warner football players won’t ... youth organization said it is limiting contact in practice to try and make the game safer for young players starting this year. It said coaches must limit contact to no more than one-third of their ...
    06/13/2012 - 12:05 am | View Link
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