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“It is estimated that half of all sports-related injuries among children can be prevented. Protective equipment, safe playing conditions and the development and enforcement of safety rules help reduce the number and severity of sports injuries.” Sarah Cox Who is Responsible for Safety in Youth Sports? Players Parents Coaches RefereesHost Org Pre-Season check Be sure […]Continue reading
Concussions may as well be called “the invisible injury.” They happen to an organ which is completely enclosed by bone and usually covered by hair. It’s hard to see a concussion – and consequently, it is often underestimated. In this episode, we describe concussive injuries, put them in context of soccer related activities, explain how to […]Continue reading
Dehydration decreases mental and physical performance on the field and in school in some pretty dramatic ways. Something as simple as not drinking water cut performance by nearly 50% in laboratory studies for patients who were just walking! Dehydration affects the body and the mind in many ways that extend well beyond the soccer field. […]Continue reading