Files & Links
Athletic Tryout Packet 2017-18Tryout Packet 17-18.pdf
Forms must be completed BEFORE any pre-season/off-season practice.
VHSL Physical, Parental Consent and Participation FormVHSL physical 2017-18.pdf
This form MUST be used for all physical exams!
Concussion Training Acknowledgement FormConcussionTrainingAcknowledgementFORM.doc
This form must be printed, signed by both parent and athlete, and returned, prior to sports participation!
NFHS Concussion Course Online Walk-throughNFHSConcussionCourseWalkThrough.doc
This document may help you if you are having trouble accessing or navigating the NFHS Course.
GMHS Athlete Handbook - 2017-18GMHShandbook17.pdf
This is the print version of our athletic handbook.
A Functional Exercise All Athletes Should PerformA_Functional_Exercise_All_Athletes_Should_Perform.doc
The phrase "one size fits all" rarely applies to performance or sports training. This exercise though cuts across the board with regard to functionality for all sports & all athletes.
Speeding Recovery From ExerciseSpeeding_Recovery_From_Exercise.doc
Learn how to help your body physically recover from training sessions.
Recovery Short & SweetRecovery_Short_And_Sweet.doc
Learn about tips that help you efficiently recover from training sessions.
Fluid Guidelines For 2-A-DaysFluid_Guidelines_For_Two_A_Days.doc
Fluid intake guidelines for 2-a-day preseason football practices
Recognizing Heat StokeRecognizing_Heat_Stroke.doc
Heat stroke is a life threatening medical condition. Be sure you recognize the early warning signs.
Preseason football practices are intense and physically draining. Get tips on taking care of yourself during those 2-a-day practice sessions.
Timing Of Your Preseason MealsTiming_Of_Your_Preseason_Meals.doc
Knowing when & how to fuel your body for preseason football sessions will help you optimize your energy levels.
Heat Illness In SportsHeat_Illness_In_Sports.doc
Know the signs & symptoms of heat illness for yourself & your team-mates. Guidelines are provided to help you reduce your risk of experiencing a heat illness.
Athletes & IronAthletes_And_Iron.doc
Low levels of the mineral iron can leave you feeling overly fatigued from practice sessions. Read about the importance of ensuring you are getting an adequate daily intake of this important mineral.
Athlete Prevention Of Staph InfectionAthlete_Prevention_of_Staphylococcal_Infections.pdf
Basic guidelines to assist your athlete in preventing an outbreak of staph infection.
MRSA Fact SheetMRSA_Fact_Sheet.doc
This fact sheet by the Centers For Disease Control provides information regarding this specific type of staph infection that is highly resistant to treatment with anti-biotics.
Curbing Muscle CrampsCurbing_Muscle_Cramps.doc
Muscle cramps can be avoided if you understand how physiology behind the muscle contraction/relaxtion cycle.
Football Pre-Season Caution StatementFBPSWS.doc
Form must be read, and signed, prior to participation in contact practice sessions.
A Sports Nutrition Guide For GuysGuide_To_Sports_Nutrition_For_Guys.doc
A handy sports nutrition guide sheet for male athletes
A Sports Nutrition Guide For Female AthletesGuide_To_Sports_Nutrition_For_Female_Athletes.doc
A handy sports nutrition guide for female athletes
A Sports Nutrition Guide For GuysACF492.doc
A handy sports nutrition guide for male athletes
A Sports Nutrition Guide For Female AthletesACF494.doc
A handy sports nutrition guide for female athletes
The Snapping Hip SyndromeSnapping_Hip_Syndrome.doc
An explanation of the "Snapping Hip Syndrome" and a discussion of causes, treatment, and prevention strategies.
Selecting Running ShoesSelecting_A_Running_Shoe.doc
A clear discussion of how to properly select running shoes, including the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine's 2007 Running Shoe Guide
Training For Power Strength And Sport ExplosivenessTraining_For_Power_Strength_And_Sport_Explosiveness.doc
The Adolescent KneeAdolescent_Knee_Pain.doc
Discussion of the most common knee injuries seen in the adolescent athlete.
My Poor Aching FeetMy_Poor_Aching_Feet.doc
Discussion of one of the primary causes of foot pain
You've heard of "shin splints" but do you know what they are?
Over The Counter (OTC) Pain RelieversOver_The_Counter_Pain_Relievers.doc
Do you really understand the differences between Over The Counter (OTC) pain relievers?
High Protein Diets Don't DeliverHigh_Protein_Diets_Don't_Deliver.doc
What athletes really need to know about protein
Smoothies For Athletessmoothies-for-athletes.pdf
126 Smoothie Recipes For Maximum Performance
Bill Rose Mustang FundBillRoseMustangFund1.DOC
The Bill Rose Mustang Fund was established in memory of long time George Mason High School Athletic Booster, Bill Rose, who passed away in January 2007. Based on Bill's belief that students of all backgrounds should compete on a level playing field, the Fund is designed to ensure that young athletes from economically disadvantaged families receive any needed assistance to participate and succeed in varsity and junior varsity sports at George Mason. We need your assistance administering the Fund - please review the attachment to see how you can help!
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