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  • Researchers studying soccer concussions and links to CTE first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Science focusing on how many hits, not just how hard We frequently write about concussion prevention, usually in connection to football. But concussions are a concern in soccer, too, and scientists are turning their attention to the sport. Most people don’t think of soccer as a contact ...

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  • Sports / Event Insurance for Terrorism, Active Shooter, and Civil Unrest first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Las Vegas incident could be tipping point for revamped insurance and risk management Ever-increasing threats involving terrorism, active shooters, civil unrest and other malicious acts bring to light the need for new, more comprehensive insurance coverage forms. They als...

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  • Verbal Abuse, Violence Driving Umpires/Referees Out of Sports first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Officials cite verbal abuse and threats as reason for decline The Washington Post recently ran a story on the shortage of referees in youth sports. It spotlighted several former game officials recounting their many negative experiences. These included instances of verbal abuse by p...

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  • Soccer Injuries and Deaths Due to Tipped Goals first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. It shouldn’t happen, but it does This won’t be the first time we post about a tragedy involving tipping soccer goals.  I hope it’s the last. A 9-year-old boy died after a soccer goal post came crashing down on his head. The indoor soccer goal tipped after the boy jumped up and grabbed onto the cr...

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  • Preventing Paintball Injuries with Risk Management Strategies first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Critics attack and the industry responds Paintball continues to be a wildly popular game played by millions of people of all ages in the U.S.  Nevertheless, it’s subject to considerable controversy by critics who believe paintball involves a particularly high risk of serious injuri...

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  • School and Booster Club Blame Game Over Athlete Death first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Lack of risk management leads to costly legal battle The family of Joshua Mileto is seeking $15 million in damages following his fatal accident on the campus of Sachem East High School in Long Island. The suit names and alleges equal blame to both the school district and school’s booster c...

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  • 12 Critical Steps to Protect Youth Football Players first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. A common-sense approach to reducing liability 1.  Buy high-limit, high-quality team/league insurance  At a minimum, purchase the following policies to assure a funding source for player injuries: Excess Accident: $100,000 medical limit; $5,000 AD&D limit, deductible no greater than $500 Gene...

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  • Cheerleader Forced into Painful Splits Example of Physical Abuse first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Recognizing the signs and putting a plan in place Regular readers of my blog and certainly all my clients know that I take a strong stand against child abuse. Any form of child abuse/molestation is reprehensible and goes against the spirit of healthy sports participation. To hel...

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  • New Device Shows Promise in Preventing Concussions first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Unlike helmets, Q-Collar enhances brain’s existing protection from inside At Sadler Sports and Recreation we keep our eye out for concussion-related news. We’re very careful to share well-researched information and not fan the flames of concussion hysteria. Our focus is reducing concussions d...

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  • Guest post by the National Alliance for Youth Sports* The National Alliance for Youth Sports is proud to announce the 16th annual Youth Sports Congress scheduled for November 8 to 11 in Orlando, Florida.  Registration is currently underway. This four-day comprehensive educational experience is developed specifically for youth sports administrators. Registrants will attend the welcome reception, NA...

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  • Protecting kids is a group effort Do parents who send their children to ball practice ever think that they might be handing them over to a sexual predator?  That’s probably the last thing that crosses their mind.  They assume that they can trust the coaches, volunteers and league administrators who come in contact with their children.. The predator’s thought ...

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  • It’s not just about preventing overuse injuries, it’s also what 88% of college athletes do Participation in youth sports is at an all-time high in this country, with kids starting almost as soon as they can walk. Children of all ages are in on the action, from T-ball and soccer leagues for kids barely out ...

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  • Safeguarding Against Volunteer Theft first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Protecting your funds and equipment We have seen a growing number of theft occurrences in youth sports organizations by trusted directors, officers, and other volunteers.  Such theft can take the form of embezzlement or the taking of equipment.  Media accounts of such activity are backed up by the recent c...

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  • Falling Tree Branch Kills Child on Playground: $3.6M Settlement first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Most sports and recreation complexes have this exposure A recent news story in our local paper illustrates perfectly how recreation organizations and facility owner/operators can be liable, even when they appear to be following best risk management practices. A tree limb  fell on...

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  • Do Leagues Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance? first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. The important question you need to ask and we help answer Are sports organizations required to carry Workers’ Compensation insurance when workers are paid? This is a complex issue with some gray areas. Making matters worse for administrators is the fact that consequences can be severe for organ...

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  • Personal Trainers and Dietary Supplements first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Fitness instructors must work within the limits of their certification All personal trainers and fitness instructors want to see their clients get results from the training that they provide, but it’s important they know their own limits.  Personal trainers are often asked for advice about dietary sup...

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  • 2017 Insurance Program Released For American Youth Football first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. The gold standard that is the envy of the competition The American Youth Football and American Youth Cheer endorsed insurance provider, Sadler Sports Insurance, has released the new 2017 insurance program for teams /associations /conferences. Detailed 2017 coverage, rate information,...

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  • Sports Risk Management for Senior Participants first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Preventing injuries and accidents with senior athletes The baby boomers have gone gray. The youngest of them are in their mid-50s, sprinting toward their senior citizen discounts and fumbling for their reading glasses. But the generation that ushered in aerobics classes, jogging, and in-home trea...

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  • California Youth Sports Concussion Law Ramped Up first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. State aspires to greater concussion education and caution A California youth sports concussion law that broadens the current return-to-play law went into effect January 1, 2017. The previous return-to-play legislation only applied to scholastic sports, as is the case in many jurisdictions acros...

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  • Managing Risk in Parking Lots During Sports Events first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Aim for an injury-free zone Sporting events are controlled competition among rivals, and that gets people excited. For as long as people have been running races, throwing balls, and riding horses, crowds have gathered to cheer on the competitors. When emotions run high, that excitement can c...

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  • Refuting Reports of Increased Concussion Rates in Youth Sports first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Looking at the facts Reckless reporting and alarmist headlines about rising concussion rates in youth sports are a pet peeve of mine. Parents, athletes, coaches and league administrators deserve to have the facts presented responsibly on such a serious topic. The headline on a rec...

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  • Sadler Featured in Sports Trade Magazine first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. The January/February 2017 issue of Sports Destination Management’s bimonthly magazine features John Sadler’s article, “Insurance Basics: What You Need to Know.”  SDM is a trade magazine for sports event managers and organizers. In the article, Sadler explains why it’s important to address insurance ne...

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  • Commotio Cordis: Proposed NOCSAE Standard for Chest Protectors first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. “If we can stop a bullet, we can stop a ball” Baseball is arguably one of the safest team sports. But it’s also where we see the most incidents of commotio cordis, a sudden cardiac arrhythmia caused by a direct blow to the chest. While instances of commotio cordis are rare, one de...

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  • USABat Standard Adopted by Youth Baseball for 2018 Season first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. USA Baseball takes over bat-standard setting to preserve integrity of game As the governing body of youth baseball, USA Baseball adopted a new bat standard for youth baseball ages 14 and under, effective January 1, 2018. USA Baseball assembled a bat study committee of leading scientist...

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  • Risks of Sports Specialization Among Youth Athletes

    Risks of Sports Specialization Among Youth Athletes first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Focus on a single sport can lead to overuse injuries Kids are starting to participate in recreational sports leagues and camps at increasingly younger ages in recent years. T-ball teams, soccer leagues, swim clubs, skating rinks, cheer squads, tumbling schools and even dance studios are fill...

  • Client Profile: Fitness Pioneer Phil Campbell and Sprint 8 Workout

    Client Profile: Fitness Pioneer Phil Campbell and Sprint 8 Workout first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. It all started with a small group speed lesson for the Sadler family In 2006, my family visited Phil Campbell, M.S., M.A., FACHE, ACSM-CPT, for speed training in Jackson, Tennessee. My wife and I were surprised to learn that we were expected to take the training along with our...

  • Injury Risks to Youth Participating in Martial Arts

    Injury Risks to Youth Participating in Martial Arts first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. How to reduce the risks, according to American Academy of Pediatrics Kids and martial arts just seem to go together like cake and ice cream. Media hits like The Karate Kid, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers have sent kids begging their parents to sign them up mar...

  • Youth Athletes and Concussion Recovery

    Youth Athletes and Concussion Recovery first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Too many parents following outdated medical advice Starve a cold, feed a fever. Swimming within 30 minutes of eating causes cramps. Cracking your knuckles causes arthritis. Tilt the head back to stop a nosebleed. All outdated but once heavily relied upon advice from the medical community. Sadly, these an...

  • Outdoor Risks: Tips For Surviving Wildlife Encounters

    Outdoor Risks: Tips For Surviving Wildlife Encounters first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. When enjoying outdoor sports and recreation activities, such as hiking, rock climbing, camping and hunting, most people know to follow the basic safety precautions: let someone know where you’ll be, carry enough water, pack first-aid supplies – you know the drill. But all too often outdoo...

  • Reducing Pitching Injuries in Youth Baseball

    Reducing Pitching Injuries in Youth Baseball first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Biomechanics could be a game changer More than two million youth put on their baseball gloves and caps each spring and head for the diamond to participate in America’s pastime. Sadly, a growing number of the pitchers among them will experience serious arm injuries. There’s been a dramatic rise in s...

  • Lowering the Risk of Health Club Deaths With AEDs

    Lowering the Risk of Health Club Deaths With AEDs first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. State law may require their presence in health clubs The California family of a man who died of cardiac arrest received a settlement in their lawsuit alleging negligence and wrongful death against a Studio City gym and a personal trainer. The gym member, Marc Palotay, went into cardiac arrest ...

  • Ensuring Security at Special Events

    Ensuring Security at Special Events first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Tips for planning and executing event security The security staff you see at sporting events, festivals, concerts and other special events didn’t just show up 30 minutes before the gates opened. The event hosts did a lot of planning long before the event to ensure the safety and security of the participants...

  • Most Common Fatal Risks Faced By Outdoor Participants

    Most Common Fatal Risks Faced By Outdoor Participants first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Surprising causes behind the most common incidents More than 305 million people visit U.S. national parks each year. The National Park Service reports an average of 160 visitor deaths annually. Those are pretty good statistics, but they could be lower. And the types of injuries and fatalit...

  • Protecting Against Risk of Commotio Cordis

    Protecting Against Risk of Commotio Cordis first appeared on Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance. Study shows new chest protector is effective and youth athletes most at risk. Athletic chest protectors are critical to the safety of hockey and lacrosse goalies, baseball/softball catchers, and umpires. There is a wide assortment of chest protectors on the market, most of which have proven to be les...

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