The return of high school sports this winter has brought along with it a mask mandate from the state of Minnesota. Dr. Mark Carlson answered some of the key questions related to wearing masks while competing and shared insight on what is known about wearing masks for physical activity on this week’s “Health & Sports” segment on High Noon.
Mask Mythbusters: 5 Common Misconceptions about Kids & Cloth Free Coverings (HealthyChildren.org)
Masks & Sports: Should Youth Athletes Wear Face Coverings During COVID-19? (HealthyChildren.org)
AAP: Wear face coverings during most sports (AAP News)
Let Them Play to challenge mask mandate for youth sports (Alpha News: Jan. 8, 2021)
Considerations for Youth Sports Administrators (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)