Student Athletes

Athletes attend Temple University's Board of Trustees public session on Tuesday, Dec. 10th. (credit: Paul Kurtz/KYW)

Athletes Seek Answers From Temple University’s Board Of Trustees

These student athletes say they will continue to fight to save their respective programs.

12/10/2013

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Health: Pennsylvania Takes First Of Its Kind Step To Protect Student Athletes

Today, Governor Tom Corbett signed a bill at the Visitation BVM School in Norristown to better protect the health of student athletes.

05/30/2012

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NJ Bill Aims To Protect Student Athletes From Cardiac Arrest

There’s a new bill that will be introduced in Trenton that would require health care providers to conduct a more thorough cardiac screening for student athletes and medical professionals are counting on parents to help too.

05/04/2012

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Pennsylvania Close To Passing New Law On Head Injuries For Student Athletes

The bill would require that students who show signs of a concussion or brain injury be removed from a game and not allowed to play again until evaluated and cleared by an appropriate medical professional.

10/06/2011

Dr. Steingard

Local Cardiologist Working To Prevent Heart Problems In Student Athletes

In the wake of a freak accident in which a high school basketball player collapsed and died after hitting the game winning shot, Eyewitness News spoke to a local doctor working with others to prevent similar tragedies.

03/07/2011

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Reducing Kids’ Stress

Sadly it is becoming a topic that is being addressed as young as grade school — too much stress and pressure on our children.

02/22/2011

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Girls Get Less Exercise Than Boys

Girls may be playing more sports in record numbers, but they still lag behind boys in getting enough exercise.

02/11/2011

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