Youth football leagues training ‘safety coaches‘ to combat concussions
A new study shows that the youngest football players are less likely to suffer concussions. Researchers also found that the behavior of coaches has a direct correlation on the number of injuries.
A new report says too little is known about concussion risks for young athletes, and it’s not clear whether better headgear is an answer.
Recent talk about the dangers on the football field have many parents questioning whether their kids should play, including the President of the United States.
That law requires that a player who shows signs of a concussion be removed from a game or practice, and bars the player from competing again until being cleared by a licensed health care professional.
Weighing in at 54 pounds, Adam Henderson, Jr. is the newest player for the West Side Mighty Cowboys. “I get to run the ball.” This 7-year-old may be small, but his father’s ready to put him on the field.