Posts Tagged: heat stroke

Preventing Heat Related Illnesses in Student Athletes

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Summer is still lingering on, and with it the risk for heat related illness. If not adequately prepared, students can suffer from a heat related illnesses on even a moderately hot day if there is high humidity. As parent’s, coaches and trainers it’s important to understand the warning signs of heat exhaustion, stroke and cramps…. Read more »

Heat Related Illness and Sports Injuries A Real Concern for Kids

Learn about Heat Related Illness and Preventing Heat Stress Before Summer Youth Sports Begin Researchers led by Zachary Kerr and colleagues (2013) and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine estimate that over 9,000 high school athletes are treated every year for heat related¬†illness from physical exertion in warm temperatures. Risk factors include hot… Read more »