News tagged with youth football

Some youth football drills riskier than others

Nearly three quarters of the football players in the U.S. are less than 14 years old. But amid growing concern about concussion risk in football, the majority of the head-impact research has focused on college and professional ...

Aug 23, 2016
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Is flag football a safer alternative to tackle?

Reports of serious head and neck injuries to football players, especially young football players, have caused some parents to hesitate to let their children play tackle football. In some places, such as Bergen County, New ...

Jun 13, 2016
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Should tackling be banned from youth football?

(HealthDay)—Tackling should be eliminated from youth football due to the risks that collisions and head injuries pose to young athletes, a researcher argues in the Feb. 4 New England Journal of Medicine.

Feb 04, 2016
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Young soccer players show signs of burnout

Young elite players at professional soccer clubs are at risk of burnout before they leave school because of the perfectionist standards they feel coaches, parents and team members demand of them, according to a new study.

Jan 29, 2013
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