Safety

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Safety First: How Video Can Help Protect Your Players Safety is an important topic for football coaches, and video is one solution to limit athletes’ exposure to injury. Never before has health been more at the forefront of football culture, and coaches across the country are looking for ways to make the game safer. Earlier this spring the NCAA banned two-a-day practices, and more teams ...

Safer Helmets This article was provided by Training and Conditioning Football-related concussions continue to dominate the news as everyone searches for the best way to keep football players safe during practices and games. Much of that attention has been focused on ways to modify helmets to lessen the likelihood of concussion. This article in the Dallas Morning News, ...

Salty Sweaters: Preventing Heat Cramps This article was provided by Training and Conditioning Why do some athletes experience extremely high rates of salt loss when exercising? And how do we prevent them from getting cramps and heat illness? Here’s how to work with salty sweaters. By Josh Hingst Josh Hingst, MS, RD, SCCC, is Director of Sports Nutrition, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, ...

A Head of The Pack: Heat Illness The article was provided to the Football Toolbox by Training and Conditioning. Making sure your athletes don’t succumb to heat illness means knowing the latest research on the topic. This year, we turned to the Korey Stringer Institute for insight. By Lesley Willis & Dr. Douglas Casa Lesley Willis, ATC, is the Vice President of Information for the ...

When They Are Hot This article is supplied by Training and Conditioning Being prepared to treat heat illness is essential, but it’s even better to follow smart prevention steps that keep athletes from needing treatment at all. By J. Allen Hardin J. Allen Hardin, LAT, ATC, PT, MS, SCS, CSCS, is Co-Director of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine at the University of Texas. He ...

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