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An Injury Prevention Formula for Adolescents
A new study suggests that adolescents who train more hours per week in a single sport than their age are at significant increased risk of serious overuse injury.
CDC - Injury - Concussion
Center for Disease Control: "Heads Up" Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion.
Chester Township Background Check
Parent Managers that participate in sideline assistance to Team Trainers must complete a background check at the Chester Township Municipal Buliding on Parker Road. See Mary Edwards
Health & Safety Resource Center
Link to US Youth Soccer Health and Safety Resource Center, which has valuable information on safety, nutrition, first aid, etc...
LITTLE LEAGUE® AND WEATHERBUG OFFER LIGHTNING AND WEATHER SAFETY MOBILE APP
Keeping the children safe on the field is paramount for Little League. Being able to help protect them from severe weather – especially dangerous lightning – is a big concern. Little League’s partnership with WeatherBug allows the ability to offer early warnings to lightning and weather, pinpoint forecasts, highlight heat index information, and show current conditions to help alleviate some of these concerns caused by severe weather.
NJYSA KidSafe Disclosure Statement
NJYSA provides insurance to our players and this a form required by all Team Managers and volunteers helping the kids.
Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic
Volunteer Coaches The Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic (Sports Awareness for Educating Today's Youth) is a three-hour program that meets the "Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs" (N.J.A.C. 5:52) and provides partial civil immunity protection to volunteer coaches under the "Little League Law" (2A:62A-6 et. seq.)
SidelineSportsDoc
SidelineSportsDoc Blog – The Source For Sideline Injury Management - Helping Coaches Do The Right Thing
Sports Safety Video
The National Center for Sports Safety (NCSS) created a free parent/athlete video to demonstrate preventative measures for parents and athletes to take and ways to be proactive in order to assist all coaches practice sports safety in youth sports.