• HUMBLE ISD EXTREME HEAT GUIDELINES

    *Coaches will be well educated to the symptoms of heat stress
     
    *Coaches and athletic trainers will closely monitor athlete response to heat
     
    *Coaches and athletic trainers will work closely together to limit athletes exposure to direct sunlight
     
    *Athletic trainers will provide ample cold/wet towels during practice
     
    *Coaches will educate and encourage athletes in terms of body hydration
     
    *Coaches will allow athletes unlimited access to water
     
    *Coaches will enable athletes to become acclimated to the heat in a manner appropriate for their specific sport
     
    *Coaches will educate parents in terms of proper fluid intake for their student athlete
     
    *Athletic trainers will weigh in football athletes before and after each practice during times of extreme heat, and athletes that have lost 3% or more of their body weight will not be allowed to participate until that weight is regained