presented by Susan Yeargin, PhD, ATC
Susan Yeargin, PhD, ATC
Susan Yeargin is an associate professor of athletic training at the University of South Carolina. She serves on NATA's pronouncements and research committees. She was a task force member and author of the "Preseason Heat-Acclimatization Guidelines for Secondary School Athletics" and a coauthor of the recent NATA position statement update on exertional heat illnesses. She…Read full bio
1. Implementation Efficacy
A variety of scenarios regarding accessibility and privacy issues will be presented for attendees to determine which can be practically implemented at their clinical sites and in their sports. Advantages and disadvantages of weight chart methods, units of measure, and timing will also be discussed.
2. Calculations and Interventions
Attendees will practice using three different calculations used in determining hydration status changes with weight chart results. The need for implementing each calculation for different purposes will be discussed, along with practically applying fluid interventions.
3. Baseline Weights
The need for a baseline weight in weight charts will be discussed, followed by different methods to validate such weight. When to determine the baseline weight and reverify it will be discussed as well.
Developing policies for withholding and returning athletes in practices will be covered, with liberal and conservative options presented. Integrating the health care team to support such policies will be discussed.
This segment is a viewer-submitted question and answer session, which will be facilitated by Susan Yeargin.
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