Governor Murphy Signs Athlete Safety Bills

Governor Signature

“By enacting these measures today, we are making sure that student-athletes have the resources and protections to enjoy school sports programs safely,” said Governor Murphy. 

Content for Athletes

The risk of sports injuries for a student athlete is something that cannot be denied. Statistics reveal that 90% of student athletes report some sort of sports-related injury. 54% of student athletes report they have played while injured.  37% of high school athletes say they have experienced sprains. 12% report they have sustained concussions and head injuries from their time on the field.