ALFCA ┬╗ Player Health and Safety

The H.U.T. (Heads Up Training) Strap is one of the most innovative items to come across the football market. The H.U.T. strap was created by Ken Thompson, a Mountain Brook attorney and former Carroll of Ozark football player.Having the head up is an important safety issue in all levels of football, ...
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The National Center for Sports Safety is an important part of the high school athletic landscape in Alabama.They provide much quality information to help you train your athletes and keep them safe. Here they provide some excellent off season drills to increase speed and agility.OFF-SEASON DRILLS ...
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The heat and humidity in Alabama is always an issue as the first of August rolls around and preseason practice begins. Here are some ideas that will help keep your team safe as you prepare for the 2019 season.Identify players who may be in more jeopardy for heat related issues.These would include y ...
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Back pain is a common complaint in adults, with research indicatingthat up to 80 percent of adults will develop back pain in theirlifetime. The incidence of low back pain in adolescents is much lower;however, pain in this age group should be taken seriously. Delays indiagnosis and treatment can lea ...
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Protective equipment is a crucial component of injury prevention in sports. That said, even the best gear is ineffective when fit is improper. It is important to understand and follow proper fit guidelines for all styles of equipment. Equipment should be utilized in the way that it was designed to ...
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Coaches can get a free equipment certification through March 15th at helmetfitting.com.The website is dedicated to teaching proper methods in all football equipment fitting.Auburn associate athletic director Dana Marquez is the power behind helmetfitting.com. He has served as the equipment guru at ...
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Weather is always an issue for coaches, particularly high school football coaches who must monitor quickly changing weather in the hot months of summer and early fall. Trainer Mike Miller discusses weather and your emergency management plan. ...
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Jody Boyles of Drayer Physical Therapy explains what should be included in all school's Emergency Management Plans. ...
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The National Center for Sports Safety talks about the importance of stretching as well as the different types of stretches to include as part of your warm up.  ...
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ALABAMA FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION

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