Resources

Thanks for taking the time to check out our website; here are some links that are helpful and useful on a variety of subjects. Enjoy.

Athlete Recovery Fund – Given how often Action Sport Athletes get injured and how challenging it can be to get insured and or pay for bills, ARF provides opportunities to “provide professional athletes in BMX, FMX and Skateboarding with financial support after a severe injury and granting funds for rehabilitation, equipment, long-term disability and educational scholarships”
http://www.athleterecoveryfund.com/

Adaptive Action Sports – An amazing Non-Profit organization that helps “dis”abled athletes participate in Action Sports
http://www.adacs.org/

For information on one of the founders check out her home page:
http://amypurdy.com/adaptive-action-sports

The Ian Tillman Foundation – is a charity based in Safety Harbor, Florida (Tampa Bay). The mission of The Ian Tilmann Foundation is prevention of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with a focus on Skateboarding
http://www.theiantilmannfoundation.org/index2.html

NATA – National Athletic Trainers Association: Position statements: Provide information regarding prevention and treatment of numerous injuries, from some of the most qualified providers around Certified Athletic Trainers
http://www.nata.org/position-statements

The Centers for Disease Control – provide some useful information on concussion: what it is, what are the symptoms, what to do if you have a concussion, and more. It is a great resource
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/

Stop Sports Injuries: an organization that aims to help prevent athletic overuse and trauma injuries in kids. Although they do not have AS specific information, it is a useful resource
http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/

Sports Legacy Institute – A group that is working to “solve this concussion crisis in sports and the military through medical research, treatment, and education & prevention”
http://www.sportslegacy.org/

Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy – an academic collaboration that studies a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, CTE
http://www.bu.edu/cste/

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