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4 results for "football concussions"

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  1. New York City council member wants law to require a doctor at eve...

    Tom Farrey

    While football as spectator sport has never been more robust, deep concern exists that the player pipeline could shrivel. The NFL is marketing to moms to keep kids playing. And a New York City council member thinks he may have solution.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  2. Report details concussion risks for high school athletes

    Tom Farrey

    A leading medical body released a 306-page, NFL-funded report that found football not only has by far the highest rates of concussions at the interscholastic level, but that average high school player is nearly twice as likely to suffer a brain injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  3. Pop Warner toughens safety measures by limiting contact in practi...

    Tom Farrey

    Pop Warner will introduce new rules to limit contact drills to one-third of practice time, and ban full-speed head-on blocking and tackling drills in which players line up more than three yards apart.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  4. Study -- Impact of kids' football head hits as severe as college ...

    Tom Farrey

    In the wake of a new study, the national president of Pop Warner said he will propose a rule that, for the first time, would limit the amount of contact allowed in youth football practices.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012