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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Sports Medicine Center for Young Athletes FREE Lectures & Workshops Information

Free Sports Lecture Series - (Click here to access the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Sports Medicine Center Website)
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Sports Medicine Center for Young Athletes offers FREE lectures & workshops for young athletes, parents and coaches. Sports medicine experts provide valuable insights and tips that benefit athletes of all ages and skill levels. Lectures include Dance Medicine, Running Clinics, Gymnastics, Nutrition for Young Athletes, Volleyball, ACL Injury Prevention, Concussion, Strength in the Young Athlete, and more.

North Coast Section Partners with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Sports Medicine Center

North Coast Section has partnered with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Sports Medicine Center to provide more comprehensive medical service at NCS/Les Schwab Tires Championship Series events. This partnership will create a safer environment at championship events where the service is provided. Up until this year NCS has only arranged for emergency medical service at football games and a few soccer contests. With the assistance of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Sports Medicine Center NCS will provide, to the limits of approved medical personnel available, emergency medical service at as many NCS/Les Schwab Tires Championship events with the exception of golf, swimming, tennis and badminton. NCS commends UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Sports Medicine Center for their participation in this very important program. See below for more information.

Outline of the EMS Program
To participate in this program individuals must register with NCS and meet the following requirements:

  • Be certified according to the following:
    • Medical Doctor
    • Certified Athletic Trainer
    • Emergency Medical Technition
    • Paramedic
  • Complete a Registration Form and either mail or fax to the NCS Office
  • Provide proof of liability coverage

Letters have been sent with the Registration Form to a small number of known individuals who meet the above description of certified medical provider. Click here to view the following letters, Registration Form and Assignment Policy with pay stipends.

Other Information and Links

Air Quality Index (AQI)

NCS member schools have implemented an air quality index rule, Bylaw 1003H.  The bylaws states:

An air quality index of less than 151 must be registered for all high school outdoor athletic events hosted by NCS member schools during preseason, league and section championship events. NCS member schools may not host outdoor contests when the AQI is equal to or greater than 151. NOTE: Host school determines AQI using an app or website info.  (NCS Board of Managers 4/3/18)
 
Air Quality Index useful tools:
App - AirVisual
Air Now website: https://airnow.gov/aqi/aqi-basics

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