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United Soccer Alliance of Indiana

Risk Management

Risk Management Info



Concussion Management and Testing

 


Any athlete with a suspected concussion should be IMMEDIATELY REMOVED FROM PLAY, urgently assessed medically, should not be left alone, and closely monitored on the sideline for any worsening of signs or symptoms.  Any athlete who is suspected of sustaining a concussion or head injury in a practice or game shall be removed from play at the time of the injury; and may not return to play until the athlete has received a written clearance by a medical professional.

Each USA of Indiana travel coach must take the CDC’s free, online CONCUSSION course.  (Sign onto your Coach GotSoccer account prior to taking test.  


Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to help you recognize a concussion and know how to respond if you think that your athlete might have a concussion.


USA of Indiana Weather Policy, Wind Chill, Heat Index

 

USA of Indiana Weather Policy, Wind Chill, Heat Index

WIND CHILL, (temp & wind)

46 and higher No Change
45 and lower Allowable Additional Clothing
40 and lower Shorten games/training
35 and lower Suspend game/NO training

HEAT INDEX (temp & humidity)

Up to 89 Normal Play
90 – 99 Mandatory water breaks, 5 min shorter halves
100 – 105 Mandatory water breaks, 10 min shorter halves
105+ Suspend play/NO training

Check weather site for WIND CHILL and HEAT INDEX “feels like” information.  Even wind as low as 8 mph can make a sunny 40 feel like 35 and cause training to be canceled.