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Heat Illness
Injuries & Conditions You Need to Know About

How to Reduce the Risk of Exertional Heat Stroke at Your School

Amanda Muscatell 29 September 2016 Heat illnesses are a spectrum of illnesses that can occur due to environmental exposure to heat, whether outdoor or indoor. These illnesses can occur with or without physical exertion and include heat cramps, heat syncope, heat exhaustion and the life-threatening exertional heat stroke (EHS). Luckily, EHS is 100% preventable. By implementing the measures below you … Continue reading How to Reduce the Risk of Exertional Heat Stroke at Your School
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Injuries & Conditions You Need to Know About

6 Things You Need to Know Before Your Child Returns to School

Amanda Muscatell 19 August 2016 1. Your child is more likely to be injured in practice than in a game Studies show that 62 percent of organized sports injuries occur during practice1 What you can do about it: Make sure your child takes preparation for practice just as seriously as they do for competition – that means stretching thoroughly and … Continue reading 6 Things You Need to Know Before Your Child Returns to School
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