AED Helps Save High School Lacrosse Player

Apr 19, 2021

To enhance player safety, US Lacrosse has long advocated for the presence of an automated external defibrillator (AED) at all lacrosse practices and games. Fortunately, an AED was on-site at last Friday’s high school game in Baltimore between Loyola Blakefield and McDonogh.

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US Lacrosse Renews Partnership with Pearl

Apr 07, 2021

US Lacrosse has renewed a partnership with PEARL to remain the “Official Ball” of US Lacrosse and the U.S. National Teams. This 2021 agreement designates PEARL as an official partner of US Lacrosse and the U.S. National Teams. This is the second renewal of the partnership originally signed in 2016.

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Survey: High School Students Want to Play Despite COVID Worries

Apr 05, 2021

The majority of high school athletes say that their interest in playing sports has remained the same or grown over the past year, despite worries that they could catch or transmit COVID-19 through sports participation. 

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Lessons Learned After One Year of COVID-19

Apr 01, 2021

It’s been a full year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, forcing coaches, parents, and athletes to change how they viewed team sports. Here are some lessons learned and takeaways from TrueSport experts, coaches, and athletes after one year of COVID-19.

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New Equipment Standard an "Unprecedented Breakthrough"

Mar 31, 2021

US Lacrosse helped fund the research that led to the standard, which protects against commotio cordis, the rare but catastrophic phenomenon that occurs when a blunt blow to the chest wall directly over the heart happens during a precise moment in the heart’s cycle, disrupting the heart’s normal rhythm and causing cardiac arrest.

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How to Fuel for Two-a-Day Practices

Mar 26, 2021

While this can lead to great sporting success, it makes eating right throughout the day more difficult. Here, TrueSport Expert Kristen Ziesmer, a registered dietitian and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, offers some tips for how to keep your athlete satisfied and ready to head to practice for the second time in a day.

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Concussion Story Wall Seeks to Raise Awareness About Brain Injury

Mar 09, 2021

The interactive Concussion Story Wall gathered personal stories from over 600 people that have experienced a concussion or been a caretaker for someone with the injury.

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VIDEO: Safe Return to Play for Spring Lacrosse

Mar 04, 2021

As spring arrives, lacrosse players of all ages are anxious to return to the field of play. But doing so safely remains utmost for all participants. Dr. Richard Hinton, a member of the USL Sports Science & Safety Committee and sports medicine medical director for MedStar Health, provides some recommendations.

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Are Plant-Based Meats Created Equal?

Feb 26, 2021

Plant-based meat products have become ultra-popular in recent years, with many of the standard fast food places now offering a vegan meat option. Unfortunately, not every plant-based patty is going to be a healthy substitute. Here’s what you should look for when considering which faux meat to give your young athletes.

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Webinar: Medical Experts Offer Advice for Spring Lacrosse Play

Feb 22, 2021

US Lacrosse health and medical experts recently provided guidance to help the lacrosse community navigate a safe return to the field for the spring season.

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