K&K Insurance now offers online purchasing capabilities for sports teams, leagues, tournaments, events, camps and clinics. The site is easy to use and provides an option to buy coverage and receive proof of insurance immediately when using a credit card.
K&K Insurance Group is a managing general underwriter offering over 50 specialty insurance programs to the sports, leisure and entertainment industries.
For more information, visit our website at www.sportsinsurance-kk.com or www.kandkinsurance.com.
By Matthew J. Matava, MD
There are basically two types of injuries: acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually the result of a single, traumatic event. Common examples include wrist fractures, ankle sprains, shoulder dislocations, and hamstring muscle strain. While overuse injuries are more common in sports than acute injuries, they are subtle and usually occur over time, making them challenging to diagnose and treat. Read Article
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| Can We "Over-Coach" Young Players? By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck|
We've all heard complaints about coaches who don't do enough. ("He barely said a word all season! The kids didn't learn anything!") But is there a down side to coaches who coach too much? Is it possible that at the youth level we can do so much coaching we actually create an environment where players are not taught to think for themselves? Read Article
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Visit www.STOPSportsInjuries.org for information on preventing overuse and trauma injuries in children.
| | by Jodi Sheakley, MS, CFT
Injury and Illness "Insurance" through Proper Nutrition
Student-athletes face additional challenges with back-to-school season, such as less sleep due to homework and extracurricular activities. So anytime we can introduce "two-for-one" deals that make their lives easier in any of their academics, sports, and other life arenas, we score a victory. A sound nutrition program helps provide that balance, since the same foods that contribute to your young athlete's athletic performance also build a healthy immune system - who wouldn't want that kind of win? Read more