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covid-19 sports

April 1, 2022

Study: Athletes at Higher Risk of Injury Post-Pandemic

Athletes returning to competition in their first season after the COVID-19 pandemic were at higher risk for noncontact and overuse injury, according to at least one presenter from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Shanno...


administrators
March 30, 2022

Study: 40% of School Administrators Threatened by Parents in 2021

According to a recently released technical report from the American Psychological Association (APA), school administrators across the country have seen an uptick in violent threats from parents during the COVID-19 pandemic. As one anonymous staff ...


council
March 16, 2022

Study: NCAA’s COVID-19 Mitigation Tactics Worked

A recent study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates mitigation measures taken during the past two years by NCAA member schools have worked. A group of Stanford researchers conducted the first known study investig...


cdc
January 20, 2022

CDC Recommends Schools Cancel High-Risk Sports & Activities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is facing criticism after suggesting schools should cancel sports and extracurricular activities – including football, wrestling, choir, and band – due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. The ...


lhsaa
January 3, 2022

LHSAA Won’t Cancel Winter Sports, Leaves Decision to Schools

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) decided late last week not to cancel winter sports, despite a request from state officials to call them off in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to a report from WWLTV.com. W...


washington
October 19, 2021

Washington State Head Football Coach Fired Over Vaccine Mandate

Washington State University fired its head football coach, Nick Rolovich, this week after he refused to take the COVID-19 vaccine — as required via mandate for state employees. Cougars defensive coordinator Jake Dickert will replace Rolovich as ...


aid
October 7, 2021

High Schools Shifting COVID Aid to Athletics

In an effort to help schools reopen and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress issued $123 billion from its federal pandemic relief aid plan. And with little limits on how the money can be spent by the schools, many are opting to use large port...


miaa
September 30, 2021

MIAA OKs Recommendation for Student-Athletes to Receive COVID Vaccine

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and its board of directors approved a recommendation made by the Sports Medicine Committee (SMC) to recommend high school student-athletes get vaccinated against COVID, according to a repo...