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    Safety in American Football

    Hoerner EF
    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

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

    Coaches Safety Orientation and Training Skills Program

    Injury in Youth Football

    Head Injuries In Sports: Concussion Management in Football

    Catastrophic Football Injuries and Tackling Techniques

    Guidelines for Return to Contact Sports After Transient Quadriplegia

    Enhancing Safety with an Improved Cervical Test Device

    A Proposed Method for Evaluating Neck Protection Equipment

    Football Helmet Fitting Errors in Wisconsin High School Players

    The Process of Certification of Protective Equipment For Sports

    Football Fields and Facilities: Safety Guideline Concerns

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

    The Envelope System—Performance and Experience in the United Kingdom

    Actual Field Performance of Synthetic Turf as Measured over a Thirty Year Period

    The Sports Turf Management Research Program at Michigan State University

    Traction Measurement on Natural Turf

    Enhancing Participant Safety in Natural Turfgrass Surfaces Including Use of Interlocking Mesh Element Matrices

    The Football Coach and Football Safety

    Football Injuries, Safety Standards, and Insurance Underwriting

    American Football in the Courtroom—Legal Liability Associated with the Game

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

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1305-EB

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

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2400-4