Student Well-Being

Athletic Trainers’ Association Releases New Heat-Illness Guidelines

By Bryan Toporek — June 27, 2014 1 min read
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In a new position statement, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association calls for student-athletes to go through a seven- to 14-day heat-acclimatization period during the preseason to reduce the risk of serious heat illnesses.

At its 65th annual convention on Friday in Indianapolis, the athletic trainers’ association released an executive summary of updated heat-illness guidelines, which will be published in the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.