Entries for April 2017

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NFHS 2017-18 Swimming & Diving Rule Changes
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 19, 2017) — Among the changes to high school swimming and diving rules for 2017-18 are ones that address risk minimization and requirements for use of the championship meet format. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Swimming and Diving Ru... Read more
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The Football Decision by Dr. Uzma Samadani
Dr. Uzma Samadani is a neurosurgeon at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Samadani, who completed Medical School at the University of Chicago, recently spoke at the 2016 Minnesota Football Coaches Association conference, where she addressed some of the misinformation th... Read more
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NATA Safe School Sports Program
The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) continues to offer its Safe Sports School Award program to recognize high schools around the country who take the crucial steps to keep their athletes free from injuries. In order to achieve Safe Sports School status, athletic programs must do the... Read more
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Safety Key Focus of NFHS Spirit Rules Changes
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Spirit Rules Committee revised several rules for the 2017-18 season, including adjustments to release transitions and inversions, in an ongoing effort to minimize risk of injury for participants in high school cheer and dance. All ru... Read more