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Dec, 2018

Safety: Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Concussions

While fun and education are at the core of everything Southwest Little League does, the safety of everyone involved is of the utmost priority.

In addition to a stout safety program, Little League wants to make available to parents/guardians as much information as possible. To that end, please review the following documents before registering your player.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in young athletes is usually caused by a heart disorder that can be triggered by physical exertion.

For more details on SCA, please read this document.

Concussions

While there is a lot of discussion about concussions in youth sports, you can never have too much information with regard to these brain injuries.

This fact sheet contains some basic facts and tips for dealing with this aspect of head injuries.

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