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cardiac
August 31, 2021

Updates for Assessing Potential Cardiac Issues in Athletes with Prior COVID

An expert medical task force appointed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) reconvened this summer to update guidance from last summer for assessing – befor...


lacrosse
August 18, 2021

Lacrosse Rules Changed for High School Girls in 2022

Aligning rules to match the flow of the game established by free movement was a major theme within the high school girls lacrosse rules changes, which also featured notable clarifications to player position and self-starts from out-of-bounds as well ...


nchsaa
July 22, 2021

NCHSAA Close to Elimination by State Lawmakers

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is very close to dissolving thanks to state lawmakers, who would, in turn, create a new commission to administer high school athletics in the state. The news comes on the heels of the Se...


nil
July 13, 2021

NFHS: NIL Doesn’t Extend to High School

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) executive director has spoken out on what the NCAA's implementation of NIL means for high school student-athletes. Spoiler alert: it means nothing. Dr. Karissa Niehoff recently pe...


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June 3, 2021

NFHS Rules Committee Weighs In on Religious, Culture Concerns of Athletes

The executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has updated her op-ed blog on NFHS.org this week. Dr. Karissa Niehoff, in her third year at the helm of the NFHS, has used use 'NFHS Voice' blog to share up...


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February 13, 2021

NFHS Revises Guidance on COVID-19 Transmission During High School Sports

After evaluating experiences of schools participating in high school sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) has revised its May 2020 guidance do...


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January 27, 2021

NFHS Announces 2019-20 Coach of the Year Winners

Twenty-three high school coaches from across the country have been selected as 2020 National Coaches of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association.  The NFHS, which has been recognizing co...


strength
December 17, 2020

From NFHS: Benefits of High School Strength Coach

A recent post from Tracy Baldwin, S.C.C.C., M.S.C.C. on the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) website highlighted the benefits of having a high school strength and conditioning coach. Baldwin, the head strength and condi...