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SSI HeatWise Online Course

SSI HeatWise Online Course

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    Online Course

    Course Components
    HeatWise is an online course containing approximately 20 minutes of video and a test. There are no print materials; nothing will be shipped to you. You will have immediate access to your course after purchase.

    Course Description
    HeatWise is an online course developed by Sport Safety International and offered in partnership with Human Kinetics Coach Education. It is designed to educate coaches and others involved in sports and physical activity on the prevention and management of exertional heat illness. Coaches who successfully complete the course can print a certificate of course completion directly from the website.

    This course covers the following topics:
    • Prevention of dehydration
    • Recognition of dehydration
    • Prevention of exertional heat illness
    • Recognizing exertional heat illness
    • Immediate treatment and management of exertional heat illness

    Audience

    Geared toward high school coaches, serious club coaches, college and university undergraduate students, and advanced coaches at the youth level (those who coach athletes ages 14 and older), HeatWise instructs coaches on concussion basics, as well as steps to prevent and properly care for concussions when they occur.

    Table of Contents

    This course covers the following topics:
    • Prevention of dehydration
    • Recognition of dehydration
    • Prevention of exertional heat illness
    • Recognizing exertional heat illness
    • Immediate treatment and management of exertional heat illness

    About the Author

    The mission of Sport Safety International is to promote injury prevention and safe participation in physical activity and sports by providing the highest quality educational programming to athletes, parents, coaches, and sports medicine professionals. To learn more about SSI, visit www.SportSafetyInternational.org.

    Established in 1981 and rooted in an athlete-centered philosophy that places the developmental needs of athletes ahead of winning at all costs, Human Kinetics Coach Education courses and resources are customized and widely used by youth sport organizations, state high school associations, school districts, state departments of education, colleges and universities, and national governing bodies of Olympic sports to teach, train, and certify coaches.

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