Athletic News and Updates
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2012-2013 Student Accident & Sickness Insurance Information -click here
Heat-Illness Information and Resources
As summer programs begin and pre-season approaches, coaches, parents, and athletes
should be reminded to stay properly hydrated. This means drinking when you may not feel
thirsty and avoiding carbonated or sugar-laden beverages! Heat illnesses can be life
threatening. Be aware and be prepared. Be familiar with the “Heat Illnesses: Signs,
Symptoms, & What to Do” chart and be sure to follow the advice of your athletic trainers
and team physicians about exercising in the heat and humidity.
- Memo Regarding Heat Stress and Athletics Participation - June 2010
- Signs, Symptoms, & What to do:
Muscle (Heat) Cramps
Heat (Exercise) Exhaustion
- Hydration Recommendations from the NFHS
- Heat Stress and Athletic Participation from the NFHS
Concussion in Sports – What you Need to Know - A 20-minute course at no cost to
the user and is available on www.nfhslearn.com. This course was designed for coaches,
parents, officials and students to assist in recognizing the signs and symptoms of
concussion and to take the appropriate steps to manage them.
Click here for a full course discription.
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-ImPACT Testing Consent Form - click here
-Completed consent forms may be faxed to 614-797-6242 or emailed to Amy Harrison, AT
or dropped off at the WNHS Athletic Office.
- What is ImPACT testing? -click here
Questions about ImPACT Testing & Fall Testing Dates/Times? Contact Amy Harrison, AT
Good Hygiene Is Key to Staying Healthy
-Personal hygiene is the key in the prevention of staph infections.
-Thorough cleansing before and after workouts and contact with other players is your
-Utilize alcohol-based hand sanitizers during workouts and games.
-Launder your uniforms and other athletic clothing in hot water and dry them with a hot
dryer after EACH use.
-Athletic equipment should be thoroughly sanitized after use to avoid transmission of
bacteria on surfaces.
-If an athlete has an open wound, be sure to clean it well, and keep it covered with a
bandage that attaches to the skin on all sides. Refer all wounds to the Athletic Training
-Do not ever share or borrow towels, razors, soap, or any other personal items.
Respect The Game, Respect Yourself
We are very excited about launching the Respect The Game—Respect Yourself
(RGRY) online program through our athletic department that will involve our coaches,
captains, athletes, parents and booster club officers. The purpose of RGRY is to raise the
bar for sportsmanship, ethics and integrity both on and off the field of play as well as in
and out of season. -click here for participant letter -click on the logo to the right to register