All posts tagged: First Aid

A coaches guide to the care and prevention of sports injuries

The coach is likely be first on the scene when an athlete falls ill or suffers an injury and must be prepared to take action in a medical emergency. Organised for quick reference, Sport First Aid covers procedures for taking emergency action and if necessary providing life support; performing on the spot assessments; administering first aid for bleeding, tissue damage and unstable injuries; moving an injured athlete; and returning athletes to play.