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Resources for Coaches

 

The role of the coach in sports safety is more important than ever with the demand from parents that…Coaches must maintain the balance of pushing their athlete, yet providing a healthy and safe environment

 

Periodization

 

 

Cross Training

 

 

Meals - What to Eat While on the Road

 

 

Meals - What to Eat to Maximize Performance

 

 

Sudden Death 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/Preventing-Sudden-Death-Position-Statement_2.pdf

 

Heat Illness 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/HeatFactSheet.pdf

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/attr-44-03-332.pdf

http://www.nata.org/health-issues/heat-illness

http://www.nata.org/health-issues/heat-acclimatization

  

Fluid replacement 

Fluid Replacement for Athletes power point available at http://www.nata.org/position-statements

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/FluidReplacementsForAthletes.pdf

  

Heart Issues

http://www.nata.org/health-issues/Heart-Issues

 

Burnout

Overuse Injuries, Overtraining, and Burnout in Child and Adolescent Athletes

 

Pediatric Overuse Injuries 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/Pediatric-Overuse-Injuries.pdf

 

Steroids 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/position-statement-steroids.pdf

Taylor Hooton Foundation 

 

Disordered eating 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/PreventingDetectingAndManagingDisorderedEating.pdf

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/uploads/file/NEDA-Toolkit-Coaches_2012.pdf

Female Athlete Triad Coalition 

 

Safe Weight Loss 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/JAT-46-3-16-turocy-322-336.pdf

 

Athletes with Diabetes

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/MgmtOfAthleteWithType1DiabetesMellitus.pdf

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/Preventing-Sudden-Death-Position-Statement_2.pdf

 

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussions

http://www.nata.org/brochures-and-other-informational-materials

http://www.nata.org/health-issues/concussion 

 

Asthma 

Management of Asthma in Athletes power point available at http://www.nata.org/position-statements

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/MgmtOfAsthmaInAthletes.pdf

 

Catastrophic Brain Injury 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/Preventing-Sudden-Death-Position-Statement_2.pdf

 

Head Down Contact & Spine Injuries

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/Preventing-Sudden-Death-Position-Statement_2.pdf

 

Skin Disease 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/position-statement-skin-disease.pdf

http://www.nata.org/skin-disease

http://www.nata.org/health-issues/MRSA

 

Sickle Cell 

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/SickleCellTraitAndTheAthlete.pdf

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/SickleCellFactSheet.pdf

 

Managing Prescription and Non-Prescription Medication in the Athletic Training Facility

http://www.nata.org/sites/default/files/ManagingMedication.pdf

 

Lightning

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Preventing Sudden Death in Sports 

 

Equipment Safety

National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment 

 

 


 

Becoming an Advocate

 

There are many organizations available to coaches who would like more information or to get more involved as an advocate for their athlete's health and safety.  Here are just a few:

 

Athletes for America 

 

Healthy People

 

National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity 

 

Stop Sports Injuries 

 

Youth Sports Safety Alliance 

 

Advocates for Injured Athletes

 

National Council for Youth Sports