Tag: Flag Football

Flag football is a safe alternative to a sport rife with traumatic head injuries. (Op-Ed)

Flag football is a safe alternative to a sport rife with traumatic head injuries. (Op-Ed)

Tackle football poses an intrinsic threat to youth athletes. The National Institutes of Health released data that suggest that tackle football raises the risk for athletes of all ages to develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Repeated traumatic head injuries cause tangles of a protein called tau to build up in the brain; the more injurious […]

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