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
  • Sports parenting: Pop Warner taking measures to limit concussions
    But from what I can see, Pop Warner ... concussion can't return to the field without clearance from a licensed medical professional. In 2012, Butler said, Pop Warner "became the first football organization at any level to limit the amount and type of ...
    07/30/2016 - 6:56 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    As the concussion epidemic continues ... RELATED: Quotes on Barrow's football survey In addition to the elimination 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 ...
    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.
    05/12/2016 - 6:47 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner settles concussion suit filed by former player who committed suicide
    (CNN)Pop Warner, the nation's biggest and oldest youth football ... The program became the first youth football organization to limit contact during practices, in 2013, and rules forbid full speed head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players ...
    03/9/2016 - 7:54 am | View Link
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    3. Limit full-contact practices in football In response to the growing body of scientific evidence showing that repetitive head impacts (RHI) can have both short- and ...
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  • Head Injuries in Football
    Coverage from The New York Times about head injuries in football and the effects of repeated concussions on current and former N.F.L. players.
    12/6/2017 - 10:07 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    12/4/2017 - 6:28 am | View Website
  • Boston University’s CTE Center
    Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center conducts high-impact, innovative research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy and other long-term ...
    12/2/2017 - 7:31 pm | View Website
  • Concussions in football | Safety measures debated | News ...
    NFL viewership on TV is trending downward. Decreases in participation in Pop Warner and high school football are cited as indicators of growing concerns among parents ...
    11/6/2017 - 5:07 am | View Website
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