Pop Warner allows children as young as five years old to play tackle football, and Clark County Youth Football (CCYF) allows children as young as seven to play. In this short documentary on football safety, we explore the opinions of two Clark County youth football coaches from different ideological teams.
Bonus audio interviews are below.
Dr. Nina Upham, Sports Medicine Doctor with The Vancouver Clinic, sees the benefits of playing team sports, and can’t imagine growing up without sports in her life. Dr. Upham can be seen on the sidelines of many local football games.
Ryan Nall, physical therapist and clinic director at ProActive Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy explains the role that physical therapy plays in returning athletes to the field.