The National Action Plan for Sports Safety has been created to bring to light the benefits and potential risks to student athletes while playing sports.
The United States promotes physical activity and fitness, and youth sports are an essential element in that
The Secondary School Student Athletes’ Bill of Rights was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives as House Resolution 72 on February 15, by Rep. Jim Gerlach (PA-6) and supported by the Youth Sports Safety Alliance.
Created by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the Alliance comprises more than 100 organizations committed to keeping young athletes safe.
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recognizes secondary schools that take the proper steps to keep their athletes safe, and to take care of them when something happens. Learn whether your school has been recognized or apply for the award here.