SPORTS MEDICINE
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MISSION

The mission of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee is to ensure that all athletes from NMAA member schools are provided with sound and consistent medical expertise to enhance the safety of their athletic experience.

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee is to review proposals and make recommendations to the NMAA’s governing body on all issues related to the health, wellness and injury reduction of member schools’ student-athletes.

OBJECTIVES

  • Gather current data on health and safety related issues
  • Educate, interpret, monitor and disseminate materials to students, coaches and administrators concerning medical issues related to sport.
  • Assist the NMAA in researching sports medical issues and/or concerns.
  • Assist in the development of guidelines related to sports medicine, in an effort to assist NMAA member schools with making informed decisions.
  • Provide effective communication between professional organizations before rule changes (bylaws) are voted on.
  • Proactively address new health and safety concerns.
  • Develop a network of medical professionals dedicated to providing member schools with appropriate sports medical education and care.

COMPOSITION

The committee will be composed of medical personnel, educators and administrators from both the education and medical professions.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Heat Illness

Skin Conditions

Severe Weather

CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT

SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

SUPPLEMENTS and PED’s

NMAA RECOMMENDED PHYSICAL FORM

WRESTLING WMP

ATHLETIC TRAINING CHALLENGE

ADDITIONAL NFHS POSITION STATEMENTS

INJURY TRACKING RESOURCES FOR ATHLETIC TRAINERS

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