STP1305

    Safety in American Football

    Hoerner EF

    Pages: 183

    Published: 1997

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    STP 1305 presents up-to-date information on the risk factors for and concerning injuries that occur in the playing and participation of the game of American football. It provides a valuable resource for identifying these risk factors and establishing procedures and techniques to reduce injuries that occur in this athletic and recreational activity.

    22 peer-reviewed papers in sections on

    • Analyzing Risks,

    • Assessment,

    • Science,

    • Management: Facilities,

    • Management: Surfaces,

    • and Management: Systems.


    Table of Contents

    Barriers to Injury Prevention in Youth Football
    Glassman R.

    A Comparison of Injuries That Occur During Collegiate Fall and Spring Football Using the NCAA Injury Surveillance System
    Dick R.

    Coaches Safety Orientation and Training Skills Program
    Lucenko L.

    Injury in Youth Football
    Goldberg B.

    Head Injuries In Sports: Concussion Management in Football
    Kelly J.

    Catastrophic Football Injuries and Tackling Techniques
    Drake G.

    Guidelines for Return to Contact Sports After Transient Quadriplegia
    Cantu R.

    Enhancing Safety with an Improved Cervical Test Device
    Beebe M., Eppinger R., Haffner M., Kleinberger M.

    A Proposed Method for Evaluating Neck Protection Equipment
    Burstein A., Otis J.

    Football Helmet Fitting Errors in Wisconsin High School Players
    McGuine T., Nass S.

    The Process of Certification of Protective Equipment For Sports
    Morehouse C.

    Football Fields and Facilities: Safety Guideline Concerns
    Mittelstaedt A.

    Standard Test Methods and Performance Standards for Synthetic Turf Playing Surfaces and Materials
    Breland R.

    The Envelope System—Performance and Experience in the United Kingdom
    Craggs J., Dury D.

    Actual Field Performance of Synthetic Turf as Measured over a Thirty Year Period
    Gorham P., Orofino T.

    The Sports Turf Management Research Program at Michigan State University
    Crum J., Krick T., Rogers J., Stier J., Vanini J.

    Traction Measurement on Natural Turf
    McNitt A., Middour R., Waddington D.

    Enhancing Participant Safety in Natural Turfgrass Surfaces Including Use of Interlocking Mesh Element Matrices
    Beard J., Sifers S.

    The Football Coach and Football Safety
    Borkowski R.

    Football Injuries, Safety Standards, and Insurance Underwriting
    Clarke K.

    American Football in the Courtroom—Legal Liability Associated with the Game
    Davis P.

    Safety in Football—Risk Avoidance and Risk Management: An Attorney's Perspective
    Granger M.

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: F08

    Paper ID: STP1305-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1305-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5363-9

    ISBN-PRINT: 978-0-8031-2400-4

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