What's Causing Athletic Injuries?

Risk Research Bulletin | October 2015 | 0 Comments  Average 5 out of 5

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Training coaches and athletic trainers to appropriately respond to an injury, making sure your athletic facilities are safe, and carefully documenting the treatment and recovery process of an injury can help protect student athletes and reduce your institution’s exposure to claims. Training your campus’ athletic staff can help reduce risks related to athletic injuries. To make sure your trainings meet the needs of specific groups:

  1. Train coaches to prioritize the well-being of athletes in practices and competitions
  2. Coaches should consistently require the use of protective equipment during practices
  3. Document each athlete’s treatment and recovery

Read the report about common causes of athletic injuries to learn more.


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