Category Archives: WHOSE RESPONSIBLE 4 SPORT SAFETY

SPORTSMANSHIP SEC BYLAW 10.5

SEC Bylaw 10.5 – Sportsmanship Coaches and student-athletes of a member institution, individuals employed by or associated with that institution, including alumni, fans, patrons and boosters, shall conduct themselves with honesty and good sportsmanship. etc. In the spirit of sportsmanship, SEC fans shall: • Conduct themselves in a manner that represents their university, the Southeastern […]

DOCTORS ARE IN THE CENTER OF SPORTS RECREATION AND EXERCISE

Doctors are in the center of the Comprehensive Model of organized Participation in Sports, Recreation and Exercise (SRE) and Coaching Supervision. Doctors encourage Children to get involved in SRE for better health and social well being, providing that all safety rules are followed and Coaches adhere to normal supervisory / caretaker behaviors. SRE begins with […]

AMEND CHILD PROTECTION LAW TO INCLUDE CHILD ATHLETES

With current Federal Child Protection Laws, anyone with knowledge of Child Endangerment, Maltreatment, Physical, Psychological and Sexual Abuse and Neglect should report the abuse to both CPS and the County Attorney. The Prevention of Child Athlete Abuse Syndrome is very important for our Children. However, states’ Performance, Procedures and Actions for implementation of Federal CAPTA […]

YOUTH BASEBALL COACH FYI

Youth Baseball has begun. Coaches FYI: As in any profession and occupation i.e Coach, Doctor, Lawyer, Clergy, Teacher, Boy Scout Leader, Camp Director etc., “a few bad apples spoil the lot”. Its usually 10% to 20%, who manifest bad behavior. This post is directed at that minority, but its for the Awareness of everyone. Coaches, […]

ATHLETE SAFETY MEDICINE

DOCTORS CAN AND SHOULD TAKE CONTROL OF THE PRE-SPORTS-PARTICIPATION PHYSICAL EXAMINATION Doctors should only approve clearance for Athlete Sports Participation and Play with stipulations i.e. the Athlete is “Only cleared for Sports Participation, when Coaches and All Responsible Parties, implement Athlete Standard Protection, Supervision and Duty of Care.” What’s a Doctor to do? Let me […]

RECOMMENDED SOLUTIONS FOR CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE SPORTS AND RECREATION SAFETY, A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS

ATHLETE INJURIES. DEATHS AND SEXUAL ABUSE ARE A GLOBAL CRISIS THE FOLLOWING PUBLICATION IS ABOUT • GROUND RULES AND ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES FOR ATHLETE SAFETY 1ST • RECOMMENDED SOLUTIONS FOR ATHLETE INJURIES, DEATHS AND SEXUAL ABUSE I. AMATEUR ATHLETE HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RIGHT TO SAFELY PLAY AND PARTICIPATE IN SPORTS AND RECREATION ARE RULES OF […]

PRE-PARTICIPATION EXAMINATION

Most Pre-Participation Examinations are finalized when the Doctor checks the statement ☑☒ “Cleared to Play”. A Lesser number of Examinations end with ☑☒ Full & Unlimited Participation. In either case the clearing an Athlete to Play or Participate must be qualified from this day forward. ☑☒ “Cleared to Play only during–Standard Care+Protection+Supervision.” should be the […]

WHOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR SPORTS SAFETY? INJURY PREVENTION?

U.S. society depends mightily on excellent Athlete Competition, Competent Coaching and “Win-At-All-Costs”, particularly costs to the Young Athlete. But systems in crisis according to the Surgeon General [^Workshop 2005] regarding Child Protection, including the Government’s duty to Young Athletes, have failed to stress Coaching Child and Youth Athlete Custodial Protection, Supervision and Safety. Who or […]