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ACSM In The News

ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

Dog Days of August Can Cause Heat Illness for Young Athletes

by Barbara Mannino | Aug 19, 2011
With the new school year just around the corner, many student athletes are returning to the fields and courts to prep for the upcoming fall sports season. But in the dog days of summer, kids can be well hydrated but still at risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke at practice. And the risk of heat-related illnesses and deaths is higher than ever because of record-high temperatures around the country.
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