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Sports Experts Discuss Safety of Youth Football

Washington, DC
Friday, November 9, 2012

The Aspen Institute hosted a discussion on safety and the future of youth football. A roundtable of experts talked about the state of football at the youth level, as well as possible reforms and how they might affect the game all the way up to the professional level.

Participants included members of the media, college professors and representatives from the Brain Injury Research Institute, National Athletic Trainers' Association, Children's National Medical Center, the NFL, American Youth Football and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, among others.

NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, "Concussions and Our Kids” Author Robert Cantu and Aspen Institute Sports and Society Program Director Tom Farrey moderated.

Updated: Friday, November 9, 2012 at 2:20pm (ET)

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