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Bits & Pieces: Concussions in sports is too big of a problem to ignore any longer
The numbers of kids playing football at the Pop Warner and youth levels in this country has dropped precipitously according to a report released this past week. For Pop Warner football alone, that's a drop of over 9 percent, or about 23,000 kids. The numbers may be trying to tell us all something, and that is that parents are worried about injuries to their children and specifically trauma to the head which can have serious implications now and later in life.
By Stan Ber, firstname.lastname@example.org
November 19, 2013