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In Pop Warner Football, there is “an absence of 
catastrophic head and neck injuries and disruptive joint injuries found at 
higher levels.”

The injury rate in Pop Warner Football is: 
less than one-third the injury rate in high school football (AND) less 
than one-fifth the injury rate in college football (AND) less than one-ninth the 
injury rate in professional football.

Furthermore, Pop Warner's age-weight schematic protects younger, 
lighter players, who do not have higher injury rates.

The Institute of Sports Medicine and 
Athletic Trauma in New York completed a Pop Warner injury survey in 71 towns 
covering over 5,000 players in 1998. The injury experience of 5,128 boys (8 to 
15 years of age, weight 22.5 to 67.5 kg [50 to 150 lb]) participating in youth 
football revealed an overall rate of significant injury of 5%, with 61% 
classified as moderate and 38.9% as major injuries. That's about 1.33 per team 
per year. No catastrophic injuries occurred, and it was rare for a permanent 
disability to result from any injury.

Pop Warner Rule Change on Concussions:

2010 Pop Warner Safety Rule Change: Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc. 2010 In Season Safety Rule 
Amendment Re: Concussions.

Per the Pop Warner Little Scholars Official Rules 2010 Part 
II, Introduction to the Rules, S3 “NO RULES WILL BE ADDED AFTER AUGUST 1ST 
UNLESS IT IS A SAFETY ISSUE”, the following rule shall be immediately effective 
for the 2010 season: 

Injury Prevention & Control: Concussions:

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, 
caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain 
normally works. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body 
that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth.

Health care professionals may describe a concussion as a 
“mild” brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Even 
so, their effects can be serious.

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