Coaches play an instrumental role in the prevention of heat illness. Although there are some factors that are out of the coach’s control in terms of prevention of heat illness, there are 11 important actions that can be addressed.
The key to prevention of heat-related illness is balancing all the factors that influence body temperature so that the body temperature stays within a safe range. Here’s how coaches can help.
Coaches play a direct role in preventing heat illness before it occurs. Know the facts before summer workouts begin.
June is upon us and no matter where you live in the U.S., the mercury is rising in your thermometers. That means it’s a great time for football coaches to once again familiarize themselves with preseason heat-acclimatization guidelines from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Extreme heat or cold can cause dangerous and potentially fatal side effects in athletes