USA Football to study injuries
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - USA Football will sponsor a full-season research study this year to examine player health and safety in organized youth tackle football.
The national governing body for the sport will provide a grant for the independent study, which will document player health and estimate the injury rate for youngsters in the game. Results of the study will be the basis for USA Football's recommended safety measures and practices for different age levels, and its rulebook for youth football leagues in the United States.
There are approximately 3 million American youngsters ages 6 through 14 who play organized football.
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