ERIC Number: ED144937
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Sports Safety II, Proceedings of the National Sports Safety Conference (2nd, Chicago, Illinois, October 15-17, 1976).
Morehouse, Chauncey A., Ed.
In this conference on safety and sports, conducted by the American School and Community Safety Association, five major topics were discussed. The first item concerned injuries in physical activities, the prevention of injuries in sports and a report on a survey of athletic injuries and deaths. The second item covered was the subject of injury surveillance systems. The third topic discussed was issues and developments in sports safety in high school and college programs, as well as programs for women and general recreational programs. Standards in sports equipment and facilities, and programs to reduce serious athletic injuries was the fourth subject under discussion. In the concluding session, liability and litigation in competitive sports, informal sports, and recreation programs was discussed. Throughout the conference the responsibility of athletic coaches was emphasised. (JD)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Athletic Equipment, Athletic Fields, Athletics, Human Body, Injuries, Legal Responsibility, Medical Services, Physical Education, Physical Education Facilities, Physical Fitness, Postsecondary Education, Safety Education, Safety Equipment, Secondary Education, Womens Athletics
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.