News tagged with youth sports

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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