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NIAA, national federation worried about heat stroke

By Darrell Moody


With the high school football season getting ready to start in early August, the National High School Federation has set up a free online course entitled "A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention".

The course is supposed to help coaches and players minimize the risk of suffering heat stroke while preparing for the upcoming season.

Tim Flannery, the director of coach education for the NFHS, said the information could help save lives.

"Heat stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in high school athletics," Flannery said in a recent release. "It results in …

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