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Youth Sports Safety Week

Youth Sports Safety Week offers opportunities for learning, pre-sports physicals and concussion testing.
Read below to find the event that's best for you. All events are free.**

 

Fueling Your Performance: Nutrition for Athletes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 (6 - 7pm)

PARENTS, ATHLETES & COACHES: NEW LOCATION

NUTRITION WORKSHOP:
Nutrition is important for athletes because it provides a source of energy. But it also affects strength, training, performance, and recovery. Learn the latest knowledge on pre- and post-workout nutrition for optimal athletic performance and overall health for young athletes.

Learn from Marcia Nelson, Director of Sports Nutrition at the University of New Hampshire and a Registered Dietitian. She offers a food first, non-diet approach to help UNH athletes reach optimal athletic performance. She also works with Nourishing NH to provide sports nutrition counseling for athletes of all ages and abilities.

Location:
The Derryfield School Performing Arts Center,
2108 River Road Manchester, NH.


C3 Logix Basline Concussion Testing
Saturday, November 16, 2019 (10am - 2pm)

ATHLETES:

CONCUSSION BASELINE TESTING:
Open to youth, middle and high school athletes aged 12 and up. Testing with C3 Logix iPad platform will establish baselines for your child's balance and brain function. If s/he later has a concussion, we can retest at our
Free Injury Drop-In Clinic to identify when performance on those tests is back to his/her normal.

Location:
Safe Sports drop-in clinic
35 Kosciuszko St Manchester, NH

To sign up for a testing time slot

To watch a brief video about C3 Logix testing click here.

If you would like to volunteer to help with C3 Logix testing,
Click here to volunteer.

 

 

CPR/AED Training for Coaches
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 (5 - 7pm)

COACHES:

CPR/AED CLASS:
Become CPR certified, learn how to use an AED, and be trained by professionals that work in the sports medicine field. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among young athletes. This CPR/AED class can help YOU make the difference between life and death! The class is limited to the first 30 participants.

Location:
West High School Library,
9 Norte Dame Avenue, Manchester, NH.

(**Note: The class is free. If you require a certification card, there is a $20 fee. This is the fee charged by our American Heart Association Instructor Organization.)

Sports Physicals in partnership
with ExpressMED - Free all week

ATHLETES:

FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS:
Safe Sports Network is partnering with ExpressMED to offer FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS DURING YOUTH SPORTS SAFETY WEEK.

Physicals are available throughout the week by appointment.

Location:
at the downtown Manchester ExpressMED only.

Call 603-627-8053 for an appointment

To learn more about the sports physicals offered by ExpressMED located at 35 Kosciuszko Street, Manchester, please call (603) 627-8053

 

Use the links above or call us to sign up for the event that's best for you! 603-627-9728 or email Amy Hollingworth: amy@nhmi.net