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UIL Medical Advisory Committee to Meet

Media Contact: Chris Schmidt
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589
Email:

Date: Sep 29, 2011
Category: Advisory Council or Committee


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TX— The Medical Advisory Committee of the University Interscholastic League, serving as a permanent advisory committee to the UIL Legislative Council, will meet Sunday, October 2 at 9 a.m. at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin. 

The Committee will address concerns and issues regarding students’ health and safety.  Any recommendations from the Committee must be approved by the UIL Legislative Council and the Commissioner of Education before becoming policy.

The Committee will discuss several important issues including the following:

·      Concussion Management Protocol

·      Practice Regulations and Guidelines

·      Steroid Testing Update

·      Pre-Participation Physical Examination & Medical History Form

·      National Federation Sports Medicine Committee Update

·      Injury Update

The Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is an open meeting, and all interested parties are welcome to attend. 

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