National Athletic Trainers’
Association Position Statement: Exertional Heat Illnesses.
Casa DJ,
DeMartini JK, Bergeron MF, Csillan D, Eichner ER, Lopez RM, Ferrara MS, Miller
KC, O’Connor F, Sawka MN, Yeargin SW. J Athl Train. 2015 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has
released a new position statement regarding exertional heal illnesses. This
position statement replaces the document that was originally published in 2002.
After defining exertional heat illnesses, the authors provide 48 recommendations
related to prevention, recognition, treatment, and return to activity. The
document also includes a review of relevant literature.