It’s that time of year. Football practices start, and young athletes around the country will hit the practice fields with their teams. Unfortunately, in most of the United States at least, it’s pretty hot right now. How can kids stay safe in the heat of summer football practice?

In this video, I share 7 tips for parents, coaches and athletic trainers of kids who play football. Every year, 5 to 10 football players die of exertional heatstroke. Let’s do what we can to decrease those numbers.

Get in shape early to stay safe in the heat of summer practice.

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5 tips to safely practice in the summer heat