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DEVELOPING THE HEALTHY YOUTH ATHLETE SUMMARY REPORT RELEASED
NCYS is among ACSM Partners to host the "Developing the Healthy Youth Athlete Conference" focusing on the areas of concussion and youth sports health and safety.

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) partnered with a number of prestigious organizations including the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) in hosting an action-oriented summit “Developing the Healthy Youth Athlete: The Public Health Challenge and Opportunity.”

Hosting the conference was consistent with ACSM’s leadership role and keen focus in the area of concussion and youth sports health and safety. The conference brought together a large number of national and international thought leaders committed to innovation and action in addressing the hot topics in youth athletics.

Joining ACSM in hosting or supporting the conference were: Gatorade Sports Science Institute, National Youth Sports Health and Safety Institute, Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, ESPN, The Aspen Institute’s Sports & Society Program, National Council of Youth Sports, and the President’s Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

A post-conference summary report, including outcomes and recommendations, can be viewed here. http://www.acsm.org/docs/default-source/meetings-documents/ewws-conference-summary_final.pdf?sfvrsn=0