Here are three stories in the last week are examples of the lack of preparedness in youth sports. 9-Year-Old Boy Dies After Soccer Goal Post Collapses In Hell’s Kitchen School “A 9-year-old boy died Sunday after a soccer goal post collapsed at a school in Hell’s Kitchen, fatally striking him in the head.” “Tommaso was playing soccer with a youth church group at the school when a goal post collapsed on him — hitting him in the head and crushing his skull.” Shrewsbury youth foo
See the NFL Concussion Protocol here. Let’s get some clarity and wade through all the jargon. If a player exhibits or reports symptoms or signs suggestive of a concussion or stinger, the player is removed and the sideline assessment is performed. Yet, during the sideline assessment (performed minutes later) the player assessment becomes magically “normal” and the video becomes “benign” and thus the player may be returned. Huh? One more time – a player’s signs and symptoms, ob
"In Texas, Team Safe Sports has developed an app to help prepare youth sports coaches for medical emergencies and help walk them through crucial diagnosis situations to prevent prematurely returning kids to the playing field." Read the article here!