Safety & Security: Athlete Safety
How To Acclimate Student-Athletes to Heat
by Douglas Casa and David Csillan July 2009
The National Athletic Trainers' Association has released guidelines for acclimating high school student-athletes to heat during late-summer practices.
Legislation Stemming from High School Football Player's Death Affects Kentucky Coaches
by Michael Popke May 2009
Legislation stemming from a high school football player's death has coaches in Kentucky heading to summer school.
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.