New Research Provides Data on Women’s Headgear Use

Jan 07, 2021

Findings from a new research study measuring the effects of headgear in high school girls lacrosse indicate that headgear is associated with a reduction in the magnitude of overall impacts but not a change in the rate of impacts, how they occur, or how penalties were administered for impacts sustained during competition.

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Healthy Snacking Habits at Home

Nov 24, 2020

With kids at home more than ever, it might be getting harder to both set boundaries around snacking and keep everyone satisfied. Keep these tips in mind for healthy, satisfying snacking at home..

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Top Medical Considerations for Returning to Sport After COVID-19

Nov 06, 2020

As more young athletes return to school and sport, it’s important to understand that past COVID-19 infections, and even undiagnosed or asymptomatic infections, can impact an athlete’s health and their heart health in particular. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heart issues and moderate your athlete’s return to play based on symptom severity and intensity of sport.

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US Lacrosse Advocates for Youth Boys' Lacrosse as "Moderate Risk" Activity

Nov 03, 2020

Some states have designated boys' lacrosse as a "high risk" activity in relation to COVID-19 transmission. The US Lacrosse Sport Science & Safety committee has classified both versions of outdoor lacrosse as presenting a moderate risk for COVID-19 infection and US Lacrosse is advocating on behalf of its members to have states revisit those decisions.

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US Lacrosse Statement on New Book About Women's Headgear

Nov 02, 2020

A new book written by Rob Stolker, the founder of Hummingbird Sports, includes a number of inaccuracies and misleading statements about US Lacrosse and discounts the leadership role the organization has taken to help protect athletes.

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US Lacrosse CEO to Appear on "COVID Risk Playbook" Webinar Series

Oct 20, 2020

Steve Stenersen, CEO of US Lacrosse, will be one of the panelists on the opening session of a four-part webinar series from the Innovation Institute for Fan Experience (IIFX) entitled “COVID Risk Playbook.”

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Equipment Reminders from US Lacrosse

Oct 15, 2020

As the 2021 lacrosse season draws closer, there are some equipment guidelines that players, parents, coaches and officials should keep in mind. Use of required and certified equipment ensures the highest levels of safety for all participants.

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Seven Best Go-To Foods to Bring on the Road

Sep 25, 2020

When you’re constantly on the road with your young athlete, going between school, practice, games, and other activities, you’ve likely dealt with a hungry, irritable child in the backseat. With just a bit of planning, it’s easy to stock your car so that you’re ready to tackle any amount of hunger with cost-effective, tasty, and healthy options.

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VIDEO: Building Up Your Athletes

Sep 10, 2020

As players return to the field following an extended period of inactivity, MedStar Health professionals Jay Dyer and Kellie Loehr offer some good recommendations for coaches and athletes to help ease the transition.

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Pandemic Puts Pause on USL Funded Study of Women’s Headgear

Sep 02, 2020

The stoppage of play has not only impacted players, coaches and officials, but it’s also disrupted the work of researchers like Dr. Dan Herman, who study the game for scientific purposes.

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