6 Things to Know About Electrolytes for Youth Athletes

Jul 02, 2020

Hydrating properly, which often means deciding what athletes should drink, is critical to their performance and wellbeing during sport. These tips will help you decide when and what athletes should be consuming to stay hydrated.

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Comparison v. Competition: How to Develop Positive Body Image on Teams

Jun 24, 2020

No matter how much you talk about the importance of pulling together as a team, your athletes are going to naturally compete with each other, as well as with rival teams. As a coach, you may not notice the subtle ways your team is creating an unhealthy environment when it comes to body image, eating patterns, and other habits.

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Webinar Wrapup: Prepping Athletes for a Return to Play

Jun 22, 2020

It's a marathon, not a sprint. Medical experts give guidance on prepping athletes to avoid injuries as they return to the lacrosse field after a long layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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US Lacrosse to Host Two Return to Play Webinars

Jun 15, 2020

US Lacrosse has scheduled two Return to Play webinars over the coming weeks to help provide additional guidance to the lacrosse community as the sport continues to resume play following the shutdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Why Do Some Athletes Struggle with Body Image?

Jun 15, 2020

Melissa Streno, a clinical psychologist who specializes in athletic performance and its intersection with disordered eating and body image issues, explains what might make certain types of athletes more prone to dealing with destructive body image issues. She also offers tips on how you can help. 

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Mental Health Awareness Is Critical During COVID-19

Jun 10, 2020

Four medical professionals and a national championship lacrosse athlete shared their insights about mental health in US Lacrosse's panel series webinar.

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MedStar Health Helps to Shape USL’s Return to Play Guidelines

Jun 09, 2020

Five of the 12 members of the medical advisory group that developed the return to play guidelines are affiliated with MedStar Health, which serves as Official Sports Medicine Partner of US Lacrosse & Team USA.

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NGB Executives Sound Off on the Future of Youth Sports

Jun 05, 2020

Return to play, digital strategy and the rebirth of community-based play were popular subjects Thursday, as US Lacrosse hosted the first edition of “Sports in the COVID Era,” an interactive webinar series bringing together industry leaders to discuss the short- and long-term effects of the pandemic on youth sports.

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Safe Sport Program Offers More Than Background Checks

Jun 04, 2020

A new infographic is designed to communicate some of the main elements of the US Lacrosse Safe Sport Program.

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US Lacrosse Addresses Sport Risk Levels in NFHS Return to Play Guidance

Jun 03, 2020

The US Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety Committee disagrees with the NFHS classification of boys’ lacrosse as a higher risk for disease transmission. The committee has shared its belief that both boys’ and girls’ lacrosse are more appropriately placed in the moderate risk category.

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