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Updates from the NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee
Following the links below, you can find the five new or revised/updated Position Statements,...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:54am
High School Sports Injury Surveillance System Now in 10th Year
It has been 10 years since the National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance System Study...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 2:11pm
Privit Profile Provided at No Cost to GHSA Member Schools
We are excited to announce the use of Privit Profile will be provided to GHSA member schools at no...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 3:05pm
NOCSAE Voids Certification of Two Lacrosse Helmet Models
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (November 24, 2014) – The National Operating Committee on Standards for...
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 3:50pm
Gatorade High School Athletic Trainer Award
Do you know an outstanding high school athletic trainer you think should be nominated for their...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 11:42am
Reminder About GHSA Catastrophic Insurance Coverage
GHSA Provides Catastrophic Coverage A reminder from the Georgia High School Association that the...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:26am
Hot Topics in Medicine: Over Hydration
Hot Topics in Medicine For quite some time, athletes have been advised on what to do about fluid...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:46am
Practice Policy for Heat and Humidity
The GHSA would like to remind all schools of the heat and humidity policies as you enter preseason...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:24pm
There are 2 R's in Recovery
By Ann Dunaway Teh, MS, RD, LD What you eat and drink after exercise is just as important as what...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:16pm
Interval Sports Programs
By Loyd van Pamelen, PT, CSCS Interval sports programs and, more specifically, interval throwing...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:12pm
Nutrition & Recovery Needs of the Basketball Athlete
Click here to view this insightful report from the 2013 Gatorade Sports Science Institute...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 1:52pm
Reducing Injuries on the Football Field
CHECK THE PLAYING FIELD TO MAKE SURE IT IS SAFE Grass Field Make sure there are no...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 8:15pm
Sports Safety in High School Football Video
The goal of every high school administrator, coach and the sports medicine team is to allow their...
Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 6:55pm
A Parent's Guide to Concussion
The NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee has developed a Parent's Guide to Concussion. Click...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:31am
Invasive Medical Procedures on Day of Competition Position Statement
The NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee has developed a position statement on invasive medical...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:28am
Sports Related Skin Infections Position Statement
The NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee has developed a position statement and guidelines on...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:25am
Soft or Padded Headgear Position Statement
The NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee has developed a position statement regarding soft or...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:23am
Heat Illness Report From NFHS
Click the link below to read the NFHS Heat Illness Report from the May issue of High School Today....
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 8:40am
GHSA Student/Parent Concussion Form
The recently passed Georgia Return to Play Act mandates that all schools distribute an...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 11:40am
GHSA Institutes New Heat Rules as High School Football Practice Starts
The high school football season began officially Wednesday for several schools that plan to have...
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 11:27am
Practice Policy for Heat and Humidity
The following heat-related policies are in effect for the 2017-18 school year: "Practice Policy for...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 10:06am
New GHSA Heat and Humidity Policy Highlighted in Recent Article
The following article, from AthleticBusiness.com, highlights the GHSA's new Heat and Humidity...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 8:32pm
Emergency Action Plan
The following by-law was adopted on March 19, 2012 by the State Executive Committee and went into...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 2:05pm
New Study by Bauerfeind on ACL Injuries
The effectiveness of orthoses following rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament. www.bauerfeind....
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 1:31pm
How do we get to Zero? The Netherlands (Population 16,783,092) decided to eliminate MRSA...
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 10:02am