Casualties during workouts prompt new guidelines
CHICAGO – The most dangerous time for amateur athletes might not be during the heat of a game or in rigorous practices.
A total of 21 college football players have collapsed and died during conditioning workouts since 2000 – many on the first few days, when even the fittest players are often pushed too hard.
There’s little regulation of these sessions, and coaches “just run willy-nilly” trying to make men out of boys, said athletic trainer Douglas Casa.
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