Below please find resources and general information for Parents
USA Football – Youth football’s national governing body
USA FOOTBALL OFFERS A WEALTH OF INFORMATION ON THE FOLLOWING:
Health and Safety Resource Center
Youth Football Programs & Grants
HEADS UP FOOTBALLSM Tackling – Preventing Injuries
CONCUSSION AWARENESS INFORMATION
WHAT IS A CONCUSSION?
USA Football – Concussion Awareness Information
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at UNC-Chapel Hill
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A CONCUSSION
SAFETY IN FOOTBALL
HEADS UP FOOTBALLSMTackling – Preventing Injuries
Brain Injury Association of America
Matthew Gfeller Foundation – Play It Safe
HANDOUT FOR PARENTS
CDC site, in partnership with USA Football
IN DEPTH ARTICLES ABOUT FOOTBALL AND RISKS
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