PIAA District XII

Injuries

Concussion Information

Content in this area helps coaches recognize and understand concussions and coaches' responsibilities if a concussion is suspected. These articles are not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. If you suspect an athlete has a concussion, follow the approved guidelines for medical treatment, and seek appropriate medical treatment immediately.
http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=15000
http://www.piaa.org/assets/web/documents/CIPPE_Revised_May_20_2010.pdf
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/youth.html
http://www.psfca.org/Concussion-2010.pdf


MRSA Guidelines

The safety and well being of our students is always our top priority. Below is a link that provides facts about MRSA, its prevention and treatment. Please have a conversation with all student-athletes about MRSA as soon as possible. It is extremely important that this information be shared with all members of the school community.

Philadelphia Department of Public Health Guidelines for MRSA


Heat Illness

Content in this area helps coaches recognize and understand heat illnesses. These articles are not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. If you suspect an athlete has a heat illness, seek appropriate medical treatment immediately.

http://www.training-conditioning.com/2010/08/08/when_theyre_hot/index.php


Sickle Cell Trait

Athletes with Sickle cell trait are more prone to heat illness. These articles are not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. These articles are for information purposes only.
http://www.nata.org/NR062107