High school football and heat

High school football and heat
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MORNING, A LOT OF THOUGHTS ARE ON FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS AS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RETURNS WHILE WE ARE DEALING WITH SOME INTENSE HEAT. CBS 42 NEWS REPORTER HILLARY SIMON JOINS US LIVE WITH MORE ON WHAT COACHES AND TRAINERS ARE DOING TO KEEP TABS ON THE STUDENTS IN THE HEAT. THAT’S RIGHT ART. EVEN IN THE MORNING, WE CAN ALREADY FEEL THE HEAT RISING. IMAGINE WHAT THAT’S LIKE AT THE END OF A LONG, HOT DAY AS THOSE STADIUM LIGHTS TURN ON. THAT’S WHY THE AHSAA HAS RULES IN PLACE RELATED TO THE HEAT. THEY HAVE HEAT TIME OUTS IN MID QUARTER AND BETWEEN EACH QUARTER. COACHES AND ATHLETIC TRAINERS ALSO HAVE MANY THINGS ON THE SIDELINES TO HELP THEIR PLAYERS LIKE POWERADE, WATER, FANS, COOLING TOWELS, AND MORE. THEY KNOW THE SIGNS TO LOOK OUT FOR THAT COULD SHOW THEM IF THEY’RE PLAYER IS OVER HEATED AND DEHYDRATED. these kids when they’re out on Friday night, they’re going hard for 3 hours so heat cramps are also an issue 23:26 so once you start having cramps, you’ll just continue to have it so i tell these players if you’re already thirsty, you’re dehydrated 28:29 we want to look at their eyes. make sure their palms aren’t too sweaty. we want to make sure they are sweating. AND THE BIG THING THEY PUSH IS TO HAVE THEIR PLAYERS HYDRATING THE DAY BEFORE THE GAME. IF THEY’RE NOT HYDRATING TILL THE DAY OF, THEY SAY THAT’S NOT ENOUGH. REGARDLESS IF IT’S LIGHT OR DARK OUTSIDE, HEAT IS STILL A BIG CONCERN. WE’LL TALK MORE ABOUT THAT IN THE NEXT HALF HOUR. LIVE IN BIRMINGHAM HILLARY SIMON CBS 42 NEWS LOCAL COVERAGE YOU CAN COUNT ON. HAPPENING TODAY, STUDENTS AT BIRMINGHAM’S LARGEST SCHOOL HUFFMAN HIGH, RETURNING TO CLASS AFTER DEALING WITH WIDESPREAD AIR CONDITIONING PROBLEMS IN THIS HOT

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