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Sports Safety Education

Code: JR-8200.8300

Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to reduce the risk of injury while engaging in a particular sport or other recreational activity. Topics may include using required safety gear and equipment associated with the sport, ensuring that equipment and playing surfaces are in good condition, warming up and stretching before and during physical exercise, stopping when injured rather than playing through the pain, learning the safe way to practice particular plays (e.g., sliding in baseball), understanding the special vulnerabilities of younger players, ensuring the availability of first aid, and emphasizing the fun associated with the sport rather than the importance of winning.

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