Player Health and Safety
Player safety and ongoing coach education is of the utmost importance to the Port Moody Soccer Club, in conjunction with BC Soccer. This page has been designed to provide the coaches, parents and players with educational health, fitness, safety and age appropriate coaching resources.
Were you injured playing soccer?
All registered Port Moody Soccer Club players and team officials are covered by an umbrella insurance policy provided by BC Soccer – coverage runs Aug 1 through July 31. The policy provides some compensation for pain and suffering and medical expenses in the event that a player or team official is injured during a practice or game. Note that there is a limited time frame from the date of the injury to file a claim. For more information visit the BC Soccer website.
As a member of the BC Soccer Association, we adhere to the Membership Responsibilities for Concussions/Head Injuries. Please review The Port Moody Soccer Clubs Proposed Concussion Policy - Introduced August 2016.
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The Port Moody Soccer Club has partnered with Strive Health and Performance and Complete Concussion Management™ (CCMI), a leading concussion research group, which involves a network of clinics across Canada with specialized training and certification in the diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation of concussions.We recognize that the improper management of concussions can result in potentially permanent or fatal outcomes. For more information we urge you to please read our Proposed Concussion Policy above and to please visit the Strive Health Website. If you have any questions about this information please send an email to our Club Administrator.
Below are resources that BC Soccer has compiled to help educate and empower players, coaches and parents.
ACLS - Coaches Guide to First Aid
BC Soccer Head Injuries and Concussions
Star Support for New Health Program
FIFA 11+ Benefits
11+ and Female Injuries
A Health Kick for Women
Performance Point Cardiac Screening
CATT - Concussion Awareness Training Tool
NCCP Making Headway Course
Nutrition Guidelines for Sporting Events
Health and Fitness for the Female Player
SCAT3 - Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 3
SCAT3 – Sport Concussion Assessment Tool Child
Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool
In partnership with Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., BC Soccer is pleased to provide soccer coaches in British Columbia access to a multitude of quality soccer technical and tactical, coaching and sport science resources in a variety of media forms.
Human Kinetics is the premier knowledge integrator in the physical activity/sport field. They synthesize vast amounts of information into a constantly evolving array of products that utilize current technology to meet the needs of their varied audiences. Human Kinetics has served the physical activity/sport field since 1974, when it published its first book.
Amongst the many articles and various sporting information, Human Kinetics has soccer specific resource materials available for your reference.