Lauren Spirov

Lauren Spirov

Lauren Spirov, MS (she/her) is a health and wellness professional with a passion for the implementation of global health education and translating research into action. Lauren holds her Master's Degree in Kinesiology and supports clinical and behavior research education at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, IL. Lauren is passionate about creating and disseminating digestible, accessible and inclusive health education.

Posts by Lauren Spirov

InjureFree’s Business Insurance: Coverage You Can Count On

InjureFree’s Business Insurance: Coverage You Can Count On

With over 30 million youth athletes participating in sport in the United States, research tells us that almost 5 million of those 30 million athletes experience an injury annually. Therefore, it’s beneficial for youth sports organizations to have comprehensive accident and insurance p …

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Simplify Screening: Discover InjureFree’s Background Check Management

Simplify Screening: Discover InjureFree’s Background Check Management

As we well know, ensuring the safety of children while participating in youth sports is a top priority for parents and guardians. Now, in 2024, many state statutes now mandate background checks for volunteers of youth sports organizations. Not only are background checks crucial for en …

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Injury Management from InjureFree

Injury Management from InjureFree

Managing crucial components of injury management can be a complicated process. These elements include Return-to-Play clearance, practice or game day injuries, and more. Coaches and Athletic Trainers typically complete a paper injury report form and then, best practice is to file and s …

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Investigation Management from InjureFree

Investigation Management from InjureFree

In the sports world, ensuring the safety and well-being of athletes is paramount. From recreation to professional leagues, sports organizations often face the challenge of managing investigations effectively. To this end, proactive and timely response to misconduct is vital to prevent …

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Introducing InjureFree’s Athletic Training Services

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Athletic Trainers (ATs) are integral to athletes' safety and with InjureFree’s Athletic Training services, we provide seamless solutions when ATs are needed for sports events. InjureFree’s Athletic Trainer Placement and Virtual Athletic Trainers services provide you with ATs when you …

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Insights with Experts - One on One with an Athletic Trainer and InjureFree Partner

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Did you know that Athletic Training (AT) is one of the fastest-growing professions in health care in the United States? In 2023, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected a 17% increase in AT jobs over the next 10 years, which is significantly higher than average growth projection …

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Introducing InjureFree’s New Website, Products and Services!

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The wait is over! InjureFree is thrilled to announce our newly revamped website! Learn how InjureFree’s sports safety platform can help support you and your athletes, and learn more about our risk management solutions, which are designed to empower athlete safety initiatives for organ …

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The Impact of Athletic Trainers on Reducing Medical Claims and Costs

The Impact of Athletic Trainers on Reducing Medical Claims and Costs

The benefits of Athletic Trainers (ATs) extend beyond injury prevention and actually provide significant cost savings. AT services can help support the reduction of medical payments and utilizations, but what does this mean exactly for athletes? By simply employing ATs in schools, the …

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The Importance of Data Collection

The Importance of Data Collection

In 2014, Pennsylvania athletic trainer Alex Zettlemoyer sought to better understand the relationship between coaches and athletic trainers. He conducted interviews with coaches and parents of youth athletes and identified three main characteristics that comprise successful relationshi …

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Benefits of neuromuscular training programs for athlete injury prevention

Benefits of neuromuscular training programs for athlete injury prevention

Did you know that each year, 4 million school-aged children will suffer a sports related injury? Of these, upwards of 400,000 are knee injuries. For a parent, practitioner, coach, and especially athlete, these statistics are alarming. We know that sports injuries can affect just about …

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