COVID-19 in Youth Soccer Study: Executive Summary PURPOSE COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on virtually every aspect of our lives. As groups across the country now seek to reinitiate youth sports, we recognize that there is very little data to guide these decisions.
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That said, we all know the game of soccer is important to the physical, mental and emotional wellness of our youth players. In consideration of how COVID-19 is transmitted, it is vitally important...
minimum of 2 yards between each grid. Each player has a soccer ball and must remain in their own grid. If the ball goes out, quickly retrieve it and come back to your space. Within their grid, the players perform the 4 surfaces from the activity above. When the coach calls out a body part (foot, elbow, hand, etc., avoid body
Community levels of COVID-19: High or increasing levels of COVID-19 cases in the local community increase the risk of infection and spread among youth athletes, coaches, and families. Administrators should consider the number of COVID-19 cases in the community when deciding whether to resume or continue youth sporting activities.
A new study suggests that the incidence of reported COVID-19 cases among youth soccer players is not increased compared to the national rate. A new study shows a positive outlook for youth soccer.
We recognize that different parts of our country have been affected to varying degrees the impact of COVID-19. Therefore, effective May 18, US Club Soccer lifted its national suspension of activities and delegated return-to-play decision making to our members. To be clear, this decision by no means is a blanket permission to return to play.
covid-19. CDC Guidelines offer four areas for action in youth sports: Promote Behaviors To Reduce Spread, Creating a Healthy Environment, Utilizing Healthy Operations, and Preparing For Illness.
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention ...
Coronavirus & Youth Sports: Calls for Coaches (The Aspen Institute) COVID-19 Information & Resource Guide (The National Alliance on Mental Health) Healthy at Home: A Toolkit for Supporting Families Imapacted by COVID-19 (ReadyRosie)