Many high schools across the nation are starting football practie now, and the summer heat can make those first few days on the field dangerous. Just last week, a 15-year-old collapsed and died after football drills on New York's Staten Island.In Florida, high school football star Isaiah Laurencin was just 16, but already had an athletic scholarship offer from Notre Dame and was a six-foot-three, 286 powerhouse. But last summer, on his first two-a-day practicew, in stifling heat, Isaiah collapsed and died.To read more, click here.
Audience: Athlete | Athletic Trainer | Coach | Parent | School Administrator
Categories: Safety | Emergency Planning | Environmental Conditions (heat | cold | lighting) | Hydration | Injury / Illness | Sickle Cell