Sports Safety Resources & Organizations

Advocates for Injured Athletes

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Ankle Home Exercise Program

AT Your Own Risk

Centers for Disease Control Sports Injuries Information

Centers for Disease Control Concussion in Youth Sports

Centers for Disease Control Heads Up Concussion Education

Cheer Safe

Coach Safely Advocating Sports Injury Prevention

Council on Sports Medicine

Counseling Help After a Concussion: Counseling@Northwestern, the online Master of Arts in Counseling program from The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Fitness & Nutrition For Mental Wellness Resources

Making Youth Sports Affordable: A Playbook for Parents

Mom's Team

National Athletes Trainers' Association*

National Council on Youth Safety

National Strength and Conditioning Association

NFHS Sports Medicine Position Statements and Guidelines

Nutrition for Performance and Health Workshop Handout

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

Safe Kids Worldwide

Sidelined USA

Sports Safety International

Sports Injury Prevention Guide for Kids

Stop Sports Injuries

Youth Sports Safety Alliance


*The National Athletic Trainers Association publishes Position Statements on sports safety topics. Several pertinent Statements are below.

Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids (Sept. 2012)

Evaluation of Dietary Supplements for Performance Nutrition(February 2013)

Lightning Safety for Athletics and Recreation (March 2013)

Management of the Athlete with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (Dec. 2007)

Management of Sport Concussion (March 2014)

Pediatric Overuse Injuries (April 2011)

Preparticipation Physical Examinations and Disqualifying Conditions (February 2014)

Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Disordered Eating in Athletes (Feb. 2008)

Preventing Sudden Death in Sports (Feb. 2012)

Safe Weight Loss and Maintenance Practices in Sport and Exercise (June 2011)

*The information provided on this resource list is strictly for informational purposes only. The sources listed are generally credible. We do not take credit or blame for information posted at these sites.