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2020 Practice Policy for Heat and Humidity
During another hot Summer and Fall, the GHSA urges all coaches and players to please train smart...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 9:59am
Infectious Disease Plan Information
It is the responsibility of each school system/school to formulate an Infectious Disease Plan...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 3:28pm
Latest GHSA Statements on Coronavirus Situation
September 2: After yesterday’s meeting with the SMAC, with input from the medical group, the GHSA...
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 3:08pm
GHSA Statement on Coronavirus
Good morning, I'm sure you have had many questions regarding mass gatherings and the coronavirus....
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 1:13pm
Recognition and Management of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes– Produced by NFL Films
The NFL has released a new training video: “Recognition and Management of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:41am
GHSA To Receive Athletic Trainer's Advocate Award
The Georgia High School Association has been selected to receive the 2020 AT Advocate Award from...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:56am
Vaping Has Reached a Crisis Stage and Must Be Stopped
THE NFHS VOICE By Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director The issue of vaping has...
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 8:20am
GHSA Supports 'Team Up Speak Up' Week
The GHSA is joining the NFHS in supporting Team Up Speak Up, a national concussion education...
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 9:17am
Georgia 5th in School Safety Policy Ranking
Heat and safety policies adopted by the GHSA in the past couple of years have resulted in Georgia...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 9:31am
GHSA Adopts Newest Pre-Participation Form
Effective August 1, 2019, the GHSA has adopted the newest version of the Pre-Participation Exam,...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:17pm
How Lasso Compression Socks Help Prevent Sports Injuries
The most commonly injured part of the body in sports is the ankle [Fong, et al., 2007], so it makes...
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:46pm
Sports Medicine South Host Book Signing on Oct. 25
Sports Medicine South announces a Reading + Sports + Safety book signing on Wed., October 25 from 4...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:34am
Inside An Athlete's Diet
Inside An Athlete's Diet What You Need & What It Means For Performance As an athlete, what you...
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:19am
5 Tips To Help Athletes Stay Safe in Intense Heat
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:02pm
Putting in an Extra Mile or Rep?
PUTTING IN AN EXTRA MILE OR REP? The more work you do, the more carbs you need. Why? Carbs =...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:21am
Injury Rates Higher for Athletes Who Specialize in One Sport
By Bruce Howard, NFHS editor of High School Today The issue of whether high school student-athletes...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 12:48pm
Keep Them Hydrated, Keep Them Safe
Here here are five tips to help athletes stay hydrated. #WinFromWithin.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 8:26am
Nominations Open for Gatorade Athletic Trainer Award
The Gatorade Secondary School AT Award recognizes a certified athletic trainer from each NATA...
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 9:15am
Sports Medicine South’s Harris Patel on Olympic Duty
A few more patients will find their way onto Gary Levengood’s schedule for the next month or so —...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 2:04pm
Practice Policy for Heat and Humidity
With the forecast calling for hot days ahead, the GHSA would like to remind all schools of the heat...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 3:43pm
Research Shows Turf Composition Key to Injury Prevention
First Study of Its Kind Receives Inaugural STOP Sports Injuries Award for Leading Research in Youth...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 7:59am
Sports Nutrition Videos from Gatorade
The Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI), founded in 1985, is committed to helping athletes...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 9:11pm
The Concussion Discussion on Saturday, February 6
The Concussion Discussion on Saturday, February 6, 2016 WHAT: The Georgia Concussion...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 3:50pm
The Athletic Trainer Initiative: Making Sports Safer
Need an AT? The Athletic Trainer Initiative gives you a chance to receive funding ($50K) to...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:54pm
MRSA In Sports: Long-Standing, Simple to Prevent, Still Happening
MRSA is still a problem in sports. http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/10/15/mrsa-football...
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 12:18pm