youth sports safety News

Helmet Maker Unveils Latest Safe Headgear for Youth Football

The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football. Seattle-based VICIS already produces the helmet that rated best for three straight years at …

Groups Urge National System for Tracking Youth Sport Concussions

Is peewee football too early to wonder about concussions? Maybe not: A major report says far too little is known about the risks in youth sports, especially for athletes who suit up before high school. And it’s not just a …

Youth Groups Call for Improved Safety for School Sports

Student athletes need access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment, a coalition of groups recommended this week in a call to action aimed at protecting the almost 8 million students participating in high school sports each year. …