Athlete Safety

The Flawed Model for Athletics Health Care

An interesting article in which Brad Wolverton interviewed Marjorie Albohm the president of the National Athletic Trainers' Association a

New Youth Baseball Safety Recommendations

Play Ball Safely, With New Baseball Guidelines From Pediatricians:

 

ATSNJ Education Meeting Focuses on Sport Safety Issues

A panel of medical experts in the field of sports safety presented the latest scientific evidence, at the Athletic Trainers’ Society of N

Elisa Camillone Inducted into Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey Hall Of Fame

Honoring years of service to the profession, Camillone receives highest honor to be given to an athletic trainer in the state of New Jersey by its professional society.

Elisa Camillone, Associate Athletic Director and Athletic Trainer at Mercer Community College, was recently bestowed with the highest honor in the athletic training profession in New Jersey, having been selected as an inductee into the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey’s (ATSNJ) Hall of Fame.

February 26- March 3 Proclaimed Athletic Trainer Week In New Jersey

To celebrate NewJersey Athletic Trainer Recognition Week the Athletic Trainers' Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ) began its 26th annual educa

End Game: Brain Trauma And The Future Of Youth Football In America

"Protect the game of football. Protect our children's brains. The hope is that we can do both. Biology and physics suggest otherwise.

OTL: Reconditioned Helmets

ESPN's Outside The Lines investigated potential safety concerns about the helmet reconditioning business and learned that some helmets ar

ATSNJ Parent/High School Safety Checklist

Educating parents and coaches on how to help children avoid common sports-related injuries is a top priority for certified athletic t

Athletic Trainers Key to Athlete Safety

A great website link that promotes athlete safety and demonstrates the value of athletic trainers!
 

School District Concussion Policy Checklist

 

Does your school district have a formal school board approved concussion policy that is in compliance with the NJ Concussion Law?

Does the policy define "trained in the management of concussion?"

While "trained in the management of concussions" is included in the law, there currently is not a formally approved concussion credential that identifies a physician's training. The ATSNJ recommends you seek concussion care from a physician experienced with concussions, who is up to date on the latest guidelines in the recognition of the signs, symptoms, and appropriate management of concussive brain injury.

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