Welcome to The SMCNT Athletic Trainer’s Corner

Here we will provide updates with any interesting high school sports or medical information. Please check back often.

Links given below are not meant to be medical advice from the doctors at SMCNT and represent the opinions of the organizations or authors of the articles.

Preseason Heat Guidelines (NATA Position Statement)
Key strategies to reduce the number of heat-related athletic injuries among secondary school student athletes.
See the link below for the Position Statement.

Management of Sports Related Concussion
Recommendations for the prevention, recognition, and treatment of sports related concussions

Preventing Sudden Death In Sports
Recommendations for the prevention and screening, recognition, and treatment of the most common conditions resulting in sudden death in organized sports

Concussion Management Protocol Requirements in Texas Public and Charter Schools
Requirements mandated for the treatment of sports concussions from HB 2038 passed in 2011

Concussion Information from the Centers For Disease Control

NATA Position Statement on Communicable and Infectious Diseases

Mom’s Team Link For Information on Infectious Diseases

NATA Position Statement on Lightning Safety at Athletic Events