For many families, soccer game days are the best time of the week. With temperatures reaching dangerous levels in many places throughout the country, it’s important to take the necessary measures to make sure your player doesn’t suffer from dehydration. Keep the following three tips in mind to combat dehydration.
1. Allow for stoppages and delays of game for the purposes of hydration, drinking plenty of liquids and player substitutions. 2. Consider notifying families at least 24 hours in advance to allow for proper hydration before the game even begins. 3. Make sure that kids are wearing sunscreen and have
Hours on a soccer field can be a sunburn (and skin damage!) waiting to happen for both players and parents. Protection from the sun is important year round, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), not just in the summer or when it’s bright and sunny. Ultraviolet (UV) rays