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CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME) DOCTOR CATEGORY II (2)

DOCTORS CME Category 2 / II IS free on this ATHLETE SAFETY 1ST, CAPPAA WEB SITE which does not authorize and has no advertising, fund raising, donations, campaings or contributions. Facts – CME Regulation 201 KAR 9:310, Kentucky Statutes. All States are similar. “What is Continuing Medical Education?” “Continuing Medical Education consists of educational activities, […]

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EXERCISING TO EXHAUSTION IN HEATED OZONE IS A FORMULA FOR DEATH OF AN ATHLETE

The following report from the United States Sports Academy was published in 2010. It is an important Public Service Message and an annual Child and Youth Athlete hazard worthy of revisiting every year. The Sport Digest – ISSN: 1558-6448, United States Sports Academy, Volume 18, Number 1, 2010 , America’s Sports University Exercising to Exhaustion […]

MOST RAPE VICTIMS DON’T APPEAR INJURED…BUT RAPE IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY… AND SEXUAL ASSAULT…EVEN ON CAMPUS AND BY FOOTBALL PLAYERS

The college and university Title IX Coordinator has an important responsibility, but the job should not be as inclusive as advertised on campus. A campus bulletin says, “The coordinator disseminates educational materials, web site information that inform campus students about their rights under Title IX, grievance procedures and coordinates investigations and dispositions of rape and […]

WHAT ARE CHILDREN AND CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE VICTIMS, WITNESSES AND PERPETRATORS’ RIGHTS?

A. Children and Child Athletes, Witnesses and Perpetrators of all ages throughout the justice process: • have the right to be treated with dignity and compassion • have respect at all times • treated in a caring and sensitive manner • treated individually with their own needs, wishes and feelings • be interviewed during the […]

SECOND IMPACT SYNDROME

“Second-impact syndrome (SIS): Blows to the head that are too soft to cause concussions can still cause Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), allowing the disease to spread unnoticed for decades. “Often Its connection to football has been denied by coaches, the NFL, the NCAA and youth organizations. “Second-impact syndrome appears to require an initial concussion, giving […]

HOW TO PREVENT COACHING NEGLIGENCE

“Coaches at all levels have traditionally assumed a special role in the lives of athletes and success of teams. In the past, winning coaches achieved results employing techniques that could legally be considered ‘wanton’ or ‘grossly negligent’ in any other context.” “In 2015, because of a number of social and economic factors, the explosion of […]

MANY CHILD ATHLETE CONCUSSIONS ARE NOT TREATED

“Concussions, a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), are common in children, with sports and recreation as a leading cause in this age group.[1,2] The incidence of sports- and recreation-related concussions (SRRCs) in the United States is unknown; however, most epidemiologic studies indicate that a large number of SRRCs occur each year.[3–7] More than 44 […]