fight to save youth tackle football in NY
Help Us Defeat Bill NY A02692 (Proposed Ban on Tackle Youth Football).
Science Matters (recent Studies)
“Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, suggests a new University of Colorado Boulder study of nearly 11,000 youth followed for 14 years.” LINK: ScienceDaily.com
“Chronic traumatic encephalopathy neuropathology might not be inexorably progressive or unique to repetitive neurotrauma” LINK: Oxford Academic
“Panel of experts says there is not enough evidence to give solid recommendations on many youth sports safety issues.” LINK:Inside Science
“The move to ban kids playing tackle football is based on fear, not fact.” Link: NYPost
“Injury is more likely to occur in youth flag football than in youth tackle football.” Link: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
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