Pop Warner Little Scholars is now working to educate its young athletes—including approximately 225,000 football players—about the importance of recognizing when a concussion may have occurred.
The organization has introduced CrashCourse, an interactive online program designed specifically for children. The program helps kids recognize concussion symptoms in themselves or in other players on the field, according to a report from USA Today Sports.
“This really focuses on a kid’s perspective,” Jon Butler, Pop Warner executive director, said, as quoted in the article. “If you get dinged, tell somebody. If you see one of your teammates or (cheer) squad mates acting funny, tell somebody.”
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