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Heat-Related Illness: What Coaches, Parents, and Athletes Need to Know

Phillip Bishop

"Heat Stoke is a fatal condition," explains Dr. Phillip Bishop. What are the signs that an athlete is headed for trouble in the heat? What do you do if one of your players is showing signs of heat exhaustion or heat illness? How can you plan practices to minimize the risk of heat illness? Every coach, parent, and athlete needs to know the answers to these critical questions. In this important discussion on heat illness, Dr. Bishop talks about the body's ability to acclimate (or not) to hot weather, ways to minimize the risk of heat-related illnesses in athletes, and how to respond if a player is showing signs of heat-exhaustion. Take a few minutes and learn from these video segments. This few minutes may save someone's life.

Heat-Related Illness: What Coaches and Players Need to Know

"Heat Stoke is a fatal condition," explains Dr. Philip Bishop. In this critical discussion on heat-related illness, Dr. Bishop talks about the body's ability to acclimate (or not) to hot weather and what coaches need to know to keep athletes (and themselves) safe.

Heat-Related Illness: Symptoms, Treatments, and Minimizing Risk

What are the signs that an athlete is headed for trouble in the heat? What do you do if one of your players is showing signs of heat exhaustion or heat illness? How can you plan practices to minimize the risk of heat illness? You owe it to your athletes to know the answers to these critical questions. Dr. Bishop gives them to you in this segment. Please watch this important video.