Tips To Reduce Risk Of Skin Infections In Athletics

With fall sports well underway, it’s vital for athletes, parents, coaches and others to be aware of important recommendations to reduce risk of skin infections from activity. Athletes who play contact sports including wrestling, football, soccer, basketball, rugby and lacrosse have a higher risk of infection; as are gymnasts, and even those who weight train, because their skin comes in contact with shared equipment and mats.

Strength Coaches Must Modify In-Season Activities

When football season begins each fall, the strength and conditioning landscape changes for coaches across the country. As August begins, strength coaches experience a new wrinkle within their programs. Football practice starts in earnest. For Oklahoma State University’s Rob Glass, who is the Cowboys’ assistant athletic director for strength, speed and conditioning, that variable changes the way he conducts his strength and conditioning program.

Message From The CSCCa Executive Director

Welcome to the CSCCa Monthly online newsletter. This will be the CSCCa’s primary method of communication with its membership and will allow us to send far fewer mass emails. The first issue of CSCCa Monthly was released in March, and we sincerely hope you are enjoying this publication and find the articles to be informative and useful to you in your position as a strength and conditioning coach! We are excited to kick-off the 2016-17 school year with the September Issue. It will provide a great deal of helpful information to assist you in planning for the coming year.