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  Kerry Carter Kerry Carter in Blogs, What's New October 5, 2016
  • Kerry Carter

    Author: Kerry Carter is head of Business Development for Seattle-based Atavus Football, which provides modern, effective tackling solutions to coaches at all levels of football, from youth to the NFL. After a sterling college career at Stanford, he played four years with the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins and later won two Grey Cups with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes.

  • Kerry Carter

To Play Or Not To Play Youth Sports: That Is The Question

Parents urged to consider the Power of Sport

For parents like me trying to make sense of today’s youth sports landscape, there is a steady stream of new influences and impacts to consider when signing your child up for

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Top Stories, What's New September 3, 2016
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

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“Back in the Game”: A Concussion Book That Stands Out In Crowded Field

  While the pile of concussion books in my office continues to grow taller, seemingly with every passing day, one that will stay at the top of the very short

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Prevention & Risk Reduction, Top Stories July 15, 2016
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Pediatrics Group’s Position On Tackle Football Strikes Right Balance

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) endorsed efforts to limit contact practices in youth football, but declined to make a clear recommendation in favor of delaying the age at

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs December 21, 2015
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Why I’m Not A Football Apologist or Anti-Football Zealot, But A Pro-Safety Realist

As I await tonight’s advance screening in Boston of Sony Pictures’ movie, Concussion, which opens nationwide on Christmas Day, the polarized debate over football has once again reached a fever

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Prevention & Risk Reduction August 15, 2015
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

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Texas Youth Football Program: Ten Ways It Is Walking The Talk On Safety

Participation in youth sports in general, and in youth football in particular, is on the decline in some parts of the nation.  One of the biggest factors driving the decline

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Top Stories January 11, 2015
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Improving Concussion Safety In Youth Sports: Why I Opt For Grass Roots Activism Over Class Action Lawsuits

Last week was chock full of news on the youth sports safety front. Nocsae decertified two men’s lacrosse helmets, and I fielded some troubling emails about child sports safety advocates who appear

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Top Stories, What's New December 8, 2014
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Improving Concussion Safety In Youth Sports: Why I Opt For Grass Roots Activism Over Class Action Lawsuits

Last week was chock full of news on the youth sports safety front. Nocsae decertified two men’s lacrosse helmets, and I fielded some troubling emails about child sports safety advocates who allegedly

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Effects of Concussion and Repetitive Head Impacts, Identification & Diagnosis, Prevention & Risk Reduction, Top Stories, Treatment & Management October 2, 2014
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

The Smartest Team: Staking Out The Sensible Middle In The Polarized Debate About Football

It has been an exciting week for those of us who worked so hard over the past two years to produce The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer.   

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Top Stories, What's New February 10, 2014
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

My Appearance on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” Feature On NFL’s Marketing To Moms: The Rest Of The Story

On Sunday morning, I appeared as a guest on a ESPN’s weekly program “Outside The Lines” on a segment titled “NFL: Marketing To Moms.” Besides my interview, the show featured

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs February 25, 2013
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Limiting Full-Contact Practices in High School Football: The Time to Act is Now!

For those of you who may be wondering why you haven’t seen a blog from me in recent weeks, there is a simple answer: I have been head down (pardon

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