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Youth Football Concussions

Pediatrics Group's Position on Tackling in Youth Football Strikes Right Balance

Brooke de Lench | Posted 10.28.2015 | Sports
Brooke de Lench

A multi-pronged approach to football safety, such as advocated by the AAP in its Policy Statement, and by the experts with whom I work on daily basis, is working. We just have to keep not just talking the talk, but walking the walk.

The Super Bowl Overshadowed A Disturbing New Study Of Youth Football

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 02.05.2015 | Sports

While you were all talking about "deflategate" last week, an important study was quietly published.

How Young Is Too Young To Be Playing Football?

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports

While the dangers of concussions and head injuries for NFL players has generated plenty of conversation and litigation in recent years, professional a...

The Problem With Friday Night Tykes

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

The new show, Esquire's Friday Night Tykes, is getting quite a bit of attention. I suppose this was exactly the network's intent but there are very few cells in my body that can stay quiet about this. Reality TV has submerged to profound depths.