Back to School Heat Stress 101

Back to School via GIPHY Parents love it. Students hate it. Teachers could use more hours in the day! During the first few weeks of school, teachers struggle to get students to focus, administrators focus on yearly initiatives, and athletic staff continues their summer work in making sure student athletes have a fun and successful … Continue reading “Back to School Heat Stress 101”

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4 Questions That Help Prevent Heat Stress in Student Athletes

Student Athletes and Heat Stress It’s almost that time of year when student athletes prepare for the fall sports season. The last month of summer is a very important time for high school athletic teams. This pre-season period requires intense physical training to prepare athletes for a competitive season. While injuries are a part of … Continue reading “4 Questions That Help Prevent Heat Stress in Student Athletes”

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5 WBGT Questions Answered in the Expert Corner

Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) Expert Corner: Dave Bujak Dave Bujak leads the WBGT Earth Networks Expert Corner. Dave is the Emergency Manager at the University of Rochester & UR Medicine. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and is a certified Florida Professional Emergency Manager (FPEM). Recently, he spoke during Campus Safety’s … Continue reading “5 WBGT Questions Answered in the Expert Corner”

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NOAA’s Watch, Warning & Advisory Products for Extreme Heat

Each US National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office (WFO) can issue the following heat-related products as conditions warrant plus they publish information on the Heat Index: Excessive Heat Outlooks: are issued when the potential exists for an excessive heat