Sports Medicine

COVID-19 Guidelines and Recommendations

Click here to view the COVID-19 Guidelines and Recommendations from the NHIAA Sports Medicine Committee UPDATED 12-11-20

Click here to view the ball cleaning recommendations from Wilson Sporting Goods

Click here for information on the FREE course "COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrators" from the NFHS Learning Center

NHIAA Sports Committee Considerations for 2020-21

NHIAA Basketball Committee Adopted NFHS Considerations - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Bowling Committee Adopted Considerations - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Gymnastics Committee Adopted NFHS Considerations

NHIAA Ice Hockey Committee Adopted NFHS Considerations - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Spirit Committee Adopted NFHS Considerations  - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Ski Committee Adopted Considerations - Alpine - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Ski Committee Adopted Considerations - Cross Country - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Swimming and Diving Committee Adopted NFHS Considerations - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Unified Basketball Committee Adopted Considerations - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Wrestling Committee Adopted NFHS Considerations - Updated 1/8/2021

NHIAA Sports Medicine Committee

By-Law Article III: Sports Medicine

NFHS Sports Medicine Committee: Resources

The following link underscores the sports medicine community's long-standing concerns and warnings regarding the purity of supplements, regardless of the safety or efficacy of the product they are supposed to contain. Here is a summary of a research study recently published in The Journal of the  American Medical Association.

NFHS Guidelines for Management of a Concussion

NFHS Position Statement: Soft Headgear in Non-Helmeted Sports

REAP Center for Concussion Program

NFHS Sports Medicine Position Statements and Guidelines

NFHS Statement on Medical Appliances

General Guidelines for Sports Hygiene, Skin Infections, and Communicable Diseases

Sports Related Skin Infections Guidelines

NATA Heat Illness Information

KSI: 5 Pillars of Exertional Heat Stroke Prevention

NFHS Position Statement and Recommendations for Maintaining Hydration to Optimize Performance and Minimize the Risk for Exertional Heat Illness

Anyone Can Save A Life: Emergency Action Planning Program

NFHS Position Statement: Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs and Substances

NFHS Position Statement and Recommendations for the use of Energy Drinks by Young Athletes

NFHS Article: Athletes with Disordered Eating

NFHS Courses

The National Federation of State High School Associations offers courses on a variety of topics for students, coaches, and parents. Below are links to some courses that our New Hampshire stakeholders may find helpful!

Sports Nutrition Concussion for Students Heat Illness Prevention
Learning Pro: Research Skills Social Media for Students Sportsmanship
Positive Sport Parenting Sudden Cardiac Arrest NCAA Eligibility

 

For all courses offered by the NFHS, go to www.nfhslearn.com. Most courses for students and parents are FREE!