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The National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute is dedicated to being the recognized leader and advocate for advancing and disseminating the latest research and evidence-based education, recommendations and policy to enhance the experience, development, health and safety of our youth in sports.

“Making Youth Sports a Public Health Solution” (SM)

The initial programmatic platform of the Institute will revolve around four key areas of initial emphasis:

1: SPORTS TRAUMA: Sport Concussion, etc.

2: ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES: Exertional Heat Illness/Stroke, etc.

3: TRAINING and COMPETITION OVERLOAD: Overuse Injuries, Over-scheduling, etc.

4: PLAYING with CHRONIC DISEASE & DISABILITY: Athletes with Type 1 diabetes, sickle cell trait, physical disabilities, etc.