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Category: Heat Stroke

Aug 16, 2021

BE COOL WITH SUMMER FUN AND PREVENT HEAT STROKE!

Heat stroke, one of the most serious heat-related illnesses, is the result of long-term exposure to the sun to the point which a person cannot sweat enough to lower the body temperature.

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Aug 11, 2021

Be Cool With Summer Fun, Avoid Heat Stroke

Part I of II It is August and summer is rapidly passing! So, get outdoors and have fun in the sun. However, please be mindful of how your body reacts to high humidity and heat and take appropriate precautions. Athletes are particularly vulnerable this time of year due to daytime practice sessions. (August 9, 2021, […]

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Aug 13, 2018

Preventing heatstroke in football, soccer, and fall sports

PREVENTION OF HEATSTROKE: For Football, Soccer and Fall Sports Summer football training camps and practice sessions are in full swing in Northeastern Pennsylvania. A few years ago, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) implemented “Preseason Heat-Acclimatization Guidelines” This policy is slightly updated for starting dates each year (www.piaa.org). At this time each year, I receive […]

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