36 minutes | Jun 29th 2020

What You Need to Know About Exertional Heat Stroke

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  It’s summertime. Throughout much of the country, heat and humidity are starting to become the norm. When you add that to a world navigating through a pandemic, and young athletes anxious to start up organized sports again, those of us in sports medicine are on high alert for a potential surge in heat related illnesses. Today on the podcast, I’m joined by a world-renowned expert in the area of heat illness and how that relates to athletics. Grab your cold beverage of choice, sit back, relax and listen in as I’m certain there will be extremely valuable information to be had for anyone who deals with young athletes.   The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast Links Bar:  Subscribe via Apple Podcasts |  Subscribe via RSS Feed |  Facebook Page |  Twitter Page |  Stitcher Page Find Even More Ways to Listen & Subscribe via The Podcaster Matrix!     The ultimate success for every podcaster – is FEEDBACK! Be sure to take just a few minutes to tell the hosts of this podcast what YOU think over at Apple Podcasts! It takes only a few minutes but helps the hosts of this program pave the way to future greatness! Not an Apple Podcasts user? No problem! Be sure to check out any of the other many growing podcast directories online to find this and many other podcasts via The Podcaster Matrix!     Housekeeping — Interested in being a Guest on The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast? Connect with Mark today! — Learn More About The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast: Learn why this podcast exists…   Links from this Episode: Dr. Doug Casa https://kins.uconn.edu/douglas-j-casa/ Twitter: @casadouglas Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) https://ksi.uconn.edu/ KSI Heat Stroke Resources https://ksi.uconn.edu/emergency-conditions/heat-illnesses/exertional-heat-stroke/heat-stroke-resources/ KSI Heat Acclimatization https://ksi.uconn.edu/prevention/heat-acclimatization/ KSI COVID-19 Return to Sports Plans https://ksi.uconn.edu/covid-19-return-to-activity/ KSI Wet Bulb Globe Temperature https://ksi.uconn.edu/prevention/wet-bulb-globe-temperature-monitoring/ — Have you looked in on Dr. Mark’s other podcast, The Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast?   Calls to the Audience Inside this Episode: — What shoe questions do you have for Dr. Mark? Tell us now! — Interested in being a guest inside The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast with Dr. Mark? Tell us now! — Ready to share your business, organization or efforts message with Dr. Mark’s focused audience? Let’s have a chat! — Do you have feedback you’d like to share with Dr. Mark from this episode? Share YOUR perspective!   Be an Advertiser/Sponsor for This Program! Tell us what you think! It’s never too late to be an advertiser in this podcast, thanks to Perpetual Advertising! Contact us now and learn more about why podcasting allows your advertising dollar to live across millions of future listeners – FOREVER! Tell Us What You Think! Feedback is the cornerstone and engine of all great podcast. Be sure to chime in with your thoughts, perspective sand more.  Share your insight and experiences with Dr. Mark by clicking here! The Host of this Program: Mark Halstead:  Dr. Mark Halstead received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He stayed at the University of Wisconsin for his pediatric residency, followed by a year as the chief resident. Following residency, he completed a pediatric and adult sports medicine fellowship at Vanderbilt University. He has been an elected member to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness and the Board of Directors of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM). He has served as a team physician or medical consultant to numerous high schools, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Washington University, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Athletica, and St. Louis Rams. He serves and has served on many local, regional and national committees as an advisor for sports medicine and concussions. Dr. Halstead is a national recognized expert in sport-related concussions and pediatric sports medicine. — Dr, Mark Halstead on Facebook — Dr, Mark Halstead on LinkedIn — Dr, Mark Halstead on Twitter — Be Sure to Check Out Dr. Mark’s Other Podcast: The Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast Exists… — Learn More About The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast: Learn why this podcast exists…   The Guests Featured Inside this Program: Doug Casa:  Dr. Doug Casa is the CEO of the Korey Stringer Institute and is a professor of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut. He is the editor of numerous books and has published almost 300 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has presented over 500 times around the world on the topic of heat-related illness, exertional heat stroke and maximizing performance in the heat. As an athletic trainer, Dr. Casa has also successfully treated 325 cases of exertional heat stroke, none of which resulted in death. — Dr. Doug Casa – On the Web — On Twitter
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