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NCAA issues updated return-to-sport guidelines

The NCAA has released the Resocialization of Collegiate Sport: Developing Standards for Practice and Competition, Second Edition, to update and extend previous guidance considering new and emerging information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

NCAA releases health and safety guidelines for college basketball

The NCAA Sport Science Institute, in partnership with the NCAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group, has released the Core Principles of Resocialization of Collegiate Basketball, its latest set of health and safety guidelines focused on COVID-19 and the first set of guidelines concentrated on basketball.

NCAA creates expanded COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group

The NCAA has established a new COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group that brings together professionals from all three NCAA divisions and all five of the autonomous conferences in Division I.

NCAA summit focuses on mental health and well-being of student-athletes of color

Approximately 50 professionals from mental health, higher education and sports medicine organizations discussed mental health disparities facing student-athletes of color and reflected on ways to better support them.

NCAA Sport Science Institute updates resocialization guidelines

The NCAA Sport Science Institute, in collaboration with the NCAA COVID-19 Advisory Panel, has released Action Plan Considerations to help schools mitigate risks of COVID-19 spread as staff and student-athletes return.

Medical monitoring program launches for NCAA student-athletes

A medical monitoring program for NCAA student-athletes who are a part of the settlement class in several consolidated concussion-related class actions launched Feb. 18.

2019 NCAA CHOICES grant winners announced

Eleven schools recently were awarded 2019 NCAA CHOICES grants. The NCAA CHOICES program is an annual grant program that provides funding for NCAA member schools and conferences to integrate athletics into campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse.

NCAA, NFL collaborate on football safety

Top medical and sport science experts from the NCAA and NFL gathered for a first-of-its kind meeting on football health and safety this week.

NCAA increases THC testing threshold

The NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports has decided to bump the THC testing threshold for student-athletes from 15 to 35 nanograms per milliliter.

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