Student Athletes

Governor Rick Scott

Scott Signs Bill That Aims To Prevent Head Injuries In Student Athletes

Student athletes get an education in the classroom, but they haven’t had a proper one on injury prevention. That changed Friday morning, when Governor Rick Scott signed into law House Bill 291.


Miami Children's Hospital (Source: CBS4)

Miami Children’s Hospital To Offer Free EKGs To Student Athletes

Student athletes push their bodies to the limits in the pursuit of their sports. In an effort to identify a student who may be at risk of sudden cardiac problems, and possibly prevent a student’s death, Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) is offering free electrocardiograms (ECGs or EKGs) to middle and high school athletes.