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Beat the Heat - Heat/Hydration

8/3/2010

Gatorade joined forces with the NFL to educate athletes, parents and coaches about heat-related illness and the importance of proper hydration and nutrition before, during and after practices and games.

http://www.nfl.com/trainingcamp


Concussion in Sports - What You Need to Know

8/3/2010

Sports-related concussion in high school sports can be serious or even life-threatening situations if not managed correctly. National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have teamed up to provide information and resources to help educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. Mick Koester M.D., ATC, Chair of the NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and Director of the Slocum Sports Concussion in Eugene, Oregon takes you through this course. In this course you will understand the impact sports-related concussion can have on your players, how to recognize a suspected concussion, the proper protocols to manage a suspected concussion, and steps to help your player return to play safely after experiencing a concussion.

Follow this link to view an informational video:

http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=15000

This information was obtained from the NFHS Learning Center. www.nfhslearn.org


Concussion Guidelines for All AAA Schools

8/2/2010

          AAA guidelines for dealing with concussions in sports-related injuries - click here.