August heat can be risky for Mississippi student athletes

August is the deadliest month for student-athletes due to heat and hydration practices. Smart practices and awareness for student-athletes and parents can help save lives and make back-to-school sports safe and enjoyable.

Dr. Chris Boston and Matthew Weisenberger with St. Dominic’s Sports Medicine joined Good Things with Rebecca Turner and offered their medical expertise to answer questions on hydration and shined a light on policies that keep Mississippi student-athletes safe during the hottest part of school sports.