Heat Stroke Resources


Preventing and Surviving Exertional Heat Stroke

How to use a rectal thermistor

Cold Water Immersion step by step guide

Equipment Necessary to treat an Exertional Heat Stroke

How to respond to an Exertional Heat Stroke emergency

Exertional Heat Stroke for the Athlete

Ariel’s Checklist—Safety Guidelines for Hiking in the Desert

USA Football Heat and Hydration Video (Long)

USA Football Heat and Hydration Video (Short)

Reducing Heat Illness in College and High School Sports

Reducing Heat Illness in College and High School Sports Response Guide


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