August 22, 2019

Handling the Heat: Keep your players safe as the season kicks off

{Sponsored} As the fall sports season begins to come into focus, many regions of the United States can expect late-summer and early-fall heat waves before cooler temperatures settle in. According to the U.S. Global Change Research Program, the averag...

July 25, 2018

How heat acclimatization guidelines have made a difference

In 2009, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) spearheaded a task force that developed the Preseason Heat-Acclimatization Guidelines for Secondary School Athletics. David Csillan, a NATA member who...

June 27, 2016

Beating the heat this summer

With summer workouts on the horizon, coaches must be up to speed on the best ways to keep their players safe from heat illnesses. Education is the first step to keeping athletes in playing shape. The National Federation of State High School Associ...