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Concussions

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WVSSAC Concussion Rule 127-2-14

SMAC Position Statements Guidelines & Recommendations

NFHS Concussion in Sports - What You Need to Know  Coaches Course - All head coaches are required to complete.

A Parents Guide to Concussions

Return to Play Protocol / Appropriate Health Care Professional

Suggested Guidelines for Management of Concussion in Sports 

CDC Concussion Checklist

Acute Concussion Evaluation (ACE)

SCAT2  (Sports Concussion Assessment)


Infectious Disease Information

Body Fluid Handling Procedure

MRSA Information

MRSA Information - MedExpress

Sports Related Skin Infections Position Statement and Guidelines

General Guidelines for Sports Hygiene, Skin Infections and Communicable Diseases 

 


Heat Stress Information

WVSSAC Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention Position Statement 

WVSSAC Heat Index Guideline

Position Statement and Recommendations for Hydration to Minimize the Risk for Dehydration and Heat Illness

Heat Stress Information

Heat Exhaustion - MedExpress

 


Sites to Help Determine Heat Index

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/heat-index-heat-category/id370913314?mt=8

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/heat/index.shtml

http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/html/heatindex.shtml

 


Optional Instruments to Determine the Heat Index

Schools may purchase instruments to determine the heat index.  Several types of instruments are available such as sling psychrometers and digital thermometers.


Other Information

Sports Physical - MedExpress

Sprains & Strains - MedExpress

Sudden Cardiac Arrest - WVSSAC
Guidelines for Awareness (click here)

Emergency Action Plans (click here)
Example Form For Development of Emergency Action Plan

Dr. David Avery,
    Parkersburg
Dr. Greg Elkins
,
    Hamlin

Brian Phipps
,
    Nicholas Co.
Rick Vaglienti,
    Morgantown
Dr. Steven Vess,
    Lewisburg
Mark Henrich,
    Bone & Joint Surgeons
    Group, Charleston

Stephen Thaxton,
    DC, Ripley
Jennie Johnson,
    Ripley
Dr. Dan Martin,
    Buckhannon
Bob Haas,
    Ronceverte
Bruce Adkins,
    Tobacco Prev.
Reggie Billups,
    Hurricane HS
Derek Raynes,
    S Charleston
Kevin Williams,
    Charleston
 

 


 


 

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