With higher temperatures now occurring more frequently, consideration must be given to the effects of heat and humidity on elite and amateur athletes and particularly children involved in football activities. Football NSW has considered several factors in the development of this policy including the ongoing popularity of summer football and an increase in thetemperatures leading into the winter season. The following is provided in accordance with information provided by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA). That information is referred to below under “References and Links” and should be read in conjunction with this policy.
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