Youth football programs begin concussion prevention work

Thursday, September 30, 2010 | 12:52 p.m. CDT; updated 9:03 a.m. CST, Tuesday, February 1, 2011

DALLAS — Youth football leagues are responding to warnings about the dangers of hard hits by offering new videos, coaching exams and other lessons about preventing and recognizing concussions — even though organizers believe their level of the sport is as safe as football gets.