Do you know how to keep your team safe in the summer heat?

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You see it on the news every summer. Youth athletes hospitalized due to heat illness. As parents and coaches, it is important to recognize the signs of dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Keep your athletes safe by learning how to detect and prevent heat illness from happening on your watch.

Tips for avoiding heat distress

Heat illness is a serious issue, especially this time of year. Here are some tips from to help athletes a prevent overheating while playing or practicing during the dog days of summer.