Health History | Heads | Heat | Hearts - The MHSAA's 4H Focus

Scroll down this page or click photo for resources pertaining to the MHSAA's major health and safety initiatives and more. Refer to this site frequently for the most recent information.

 
HEALTH HISTORY
MHSAA Physical Exam Resources

HEADS
Concussion & Mental Health Resources
 
HEAT
Heat, Hydration Resources

HEARTS
Cardiovascular Resources

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

Covid-19 Athlete/Coach Monitoring Form

MHSAA Fall/Winter Update #15 - 11/18/20

MHSAA Fall/Winter Update #14 - 11/15/20

MHSAA Fall/Winter Update #13 - 10/23/20

MHSAA Fall Update #12 - 10/6/20

MHSAA Fall Update #11 - 9/30/20

MHSAA Fall Update #10 - 9/25/20

MHSAA Fall Update #9 - 9/10/20

MHSAA Fall Update #8 - 9/3/20

MHSAA Fall Update #7 - 8/20/20

MHSAA Fall Update #6 - 8/14/20

MHSAA Fall Update #5 - 7/29/20

MHSAA Re-Opening Update #4 - 7/17/20

MHSAA Re-Opening Update #3 - 7/1/20

MHSAA Summer Guidance Update #2 - 6/9/20

MHSAA Summer Guidance Update #1 - 6/2/20

MHSAA/NFHS Guidance
for Re-Opening School Sports
 - 5/29/20


MENTAL HEALTH

Among the growing concerns involving youth across the country today is mental health. Following is a list of resources.

MHSAA Insurance Benefits 2020-21

Summary Report: 2019-20 MHSAA Head Injury Reporting

Concussion and the Modern Athlete - Michigan Emmy-Winning Video

Few Scholarship Dreams Ever Realized - Bob Gardner, NFHS, 2018

Return to Activity & Post-Concussion Consent Form
Concussion Insurance Benefits Information and Forms
Concussion Education Materials/Acknowledgement Form

Physical Exam/Medical History Forms

The most frequently requested and downloaded form is the Student-Athlete Physical Exam / Medical History Form. Schools may download any applicable forms below. 

Concussion & Mental Health Resources

"Any athlete who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion (such as loss of consciousness, headache, dizziness, confusion, or balance problems) shall be immediately removed from the contest and shall not return to play until cleared by an appropriate health care professional."

Note: Scroll Down for Mental Health Section

CONCUSSIONS

Online Concussion Courses

Concussion Video Resources

MENTAL HEALTH

Bullying/Student Behavior

Benefits of Multi-Sport Participation


 Sport specialization is a threat to young persons' essential health and safety that presents as great a risk as head trauma, heat illness and heart failure. The antidote is balanced, multi-sport participation. The answer is school-sponsored sports. Resources and data promoting multi-sport participation.


NFHS Free Online Courses

The NFHS is offering a series of FREE valuable online courses regarding concussion management, sportsmanship and the role of parents in sports. Click a topic below and begin the course.

Click Here for Instructions in Signing Up for Free NFHS Online Courses

Help from Our Friends

Below are links to helpful resources from related associations, organizations and partners dedicated to the health and well-being of school sports. We encourage you to visit these sites frequently.



Nutrition Resources from the UDIM



Resources from the Illinois HS Association


Resources for Secondary Schools

 



Michigan State Police


 


From the Minnesota State HS League


 


NFHS Sports Medicine Page