Safety & Security: Athlete Safety
Winning with Asthma Coach's Clipboard Program Available
by Paul Steinbach May 2009
The "Winning with Asthma" Coach's Clipboard Program is a free online educational tool that not only explains asthma's causes and symptoms, but lays out strategies for dealing with the disease.
Public Awareness Campaign Promotes New Research About ACL Injuries
by Michael Popke April 2009
Emerging research and a new public-awareness campaign aim to mitigate misunderstandings about ACL injuries.
Company Charged With Failure to Test Refurbished Football Helmets
by Michael Popke February 2009
A reconditioning company is charged with failure to test refurbished football helmets.
Pool Water Chlorination Mitigates Potential for Recreational Waterborne Illness
by Randy Mendioroz February 2009
Sensible and informed pool-water chlorination is the most cost-effective and user-friendly way to mitigate the potential for recreational water illnesses.
Recognizing the Signs, Symptoms of Overtraining
by Roy Stevenson January 2009
Fitness professionals should recognize the signs and symptoms of overtraining, and help clients to recover from it, or prevent it in the first place.
Signage, Supervision are Keys to Keeping Locker Rooms Safe
by Amy Scanlin January 2009
Appropriate signage and supervision are keys to keeping locker rooms safe. Also pay special attention to lockers, flooring and electrical outlets.
Catastrophic Injuries Intensify Focus On Safety at Field Events
by Paul Steinbach December 2008
Catastrophic injuries resulting from the hurling of heavy implements and human bodies have intensified the safety focus surrounding field events.
AS VGB Deadline Approaches, Aquatics Leaders Plead for More Time
by Paul Steinbach November 2008
Aquatics leaders plead for more time as the federal deadline to install unblockable drain covers approaches.
Research/Science Update: "Stretching" the Truth
by Roy Stevenson November 2008
You've got questions. Should clients stretch before and after exercise? Does stretching improve sports and fitness performance and reduce injuries? Researchers may have the answers.
Schools May have Legal Duty to Provide Safe Transportation
by John T. Wolohan September 2008
When sponsoring activities, schools and organizations may have a legal duty to ensure that athletes and other participants are provided safe transportation.