Consensus Statement on Sport-Related Concussions in Youth Sports

Dec 05, 2019

A panel of experts conducted an extensive review of the current literature on concussions before making 26 recommendations for the prevention, assessment, and management of sports-related concussions among young athletes.

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Get the FAQs on Improved Lacrosse Chest Protection

Dec 03, 2019

​With new chest protectors that meet NOCSAE standard ND200 now emerging into the marketplace, US Lacrosse encourages parents and athletes to buy those products now rather than wait for the 2021 rule requirement.

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Consumer Alert from SEI Regarding Lacrosse Balls

Nov 26, 2019

The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) has issued two recent warnings regarding lacrosse balls from Signature Lacrosse, and provided a statement to US Lacrosse concerning Signature Lacrosse ball models.

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LaxCon Will Include First-Ever Safe Sport Symposium

Nov 14, 2019

Featuring a line-up of subject-matter experts and panelists, the Symposium is a free event and scheduled from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, January 10 in Philadelphia.

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Spreading the AED Gospel

Oct 22, 2019

Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are portable and easy-to-use devices that deliver potentially life-saving defibrillation therapy quickly and effectively.

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LaxFit Program Benefits Player Safety & Performance

Oct 15, 2019

US Lacrosse's new LaxFit initiative is a standardized exercise program that will increase athlete performance, reduce high-risk lacrosse injuries, and promote healthy long-term athlete development.

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US Lacrosse Extends Research Funding for Girls’ Injury Study

Oct 07, 2019

The Center for Sport Science at US Lacrosse has announced continued funding for an ongoing research study at the University of Florida that is designed to provide greater insights about the risk of injury among high school girls’ lacrosse players. 

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Video: Understanding Mental Health in Young Athletes

Sep 03, 2019

While potential mental health issues can affect people in all walks of life, including athletes, the good news is that help is available and problems can get better. The key for parents and coaches of young athletes is to recognize when a young player needs help.

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New Membership Benefits Offered to Game Officials

Aug 08, 2019

Two new membership benefits are now available to all US Lacrosse adult member game officials. A voluntary national background screening and voluntary online SafeSport training are being offered to any official who chooses to participate.

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Finding the Right Doctor to Treat Your Lacrosse Injury

Aug 02, 2019

Choosing a doctor shouldn’t be scary. Remember, you are in control of your choices when it comes to the doctors you see and the treatment you decide to receive. Don’t take a chance with your lacrosse injury. 

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