The NIRSA Concussion Advisory Council has been exciting opportunity for volunteer members of the Association to work on a topic that has the potential for wide-reaching impact in the field of campus recreation and wellbeing.
In May 2013, 17-year old Rowan Stringer died as the result of a head injury she sustained while playing rugby with her high school team.
In the week prior to her final game, Rowan had been
If you’ve been working in campus recreation for long, you’ll know that concussions are presenting a new and serious threat to campus recreation programs. While you might say, “Ian, there’s nothing new about concussions in
Concussions and the risk of experiencing a concussion continue to receive scrutiny at both the professional and amateur levels of sports participation. Numerous stories of untimely and completely preventable deaths resulting from multiple traumatic brain
Tropical storms, hurricanes, wildfires…the last two months have been devastating for many parts of the NIRSA member community. As details about the damage and devastation from these natural disasters become clearer, many in the NIRSA
Through NIRSA’s partnership with Ian McGregor & Associates and their SportRisk newsletter, NIRSA has learned that a large insurance company is indicating they will exclude ‘head trauma’ from liability coverage for Canadian higher education institutions
The NIRSA Policy & Legislation Committee was put in place to provide members with information about policies that may affect their campuses. It has also been a voice for campus recreation during discussions around policies
The 2017 NIRSA Collegiate Sport Club Institute is fast approaching! The Institute will take place in Virginia Beach, VA from June 21–23. This institute brings students and professionals working in the area of sport club
NIRSA is excited to welcome back the American Red Cross to its family of discounts and rewards available to individual NIRSA members. The American Red Cross is now offering significant discounts to NIRSA members on lifesaving
Members of NIRSA and staff at Ian McGregor & Associates have been tracking developments emerging from major insurance companies whereby at least one of them may be looking into excluding head injuries from university liability policies. A