Research Study: Lacrosse Injuries, Concussions More Prevalent Among Youth Boys

Jun 04, 2019

Youth boys’ lacrosse players have lower time-loss injury rates than older male lacrosse participants, but also have higher all-injury, concussion, and checking-related injury rates.

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US Lacrosse Partners with Go4Ellis

May 23, 2019

In an effort to help improve the safety of young lacrosse players, US Lacrosse has agreed to a partnership with Go4Ellis, an online platform that helps connect events with athletic trainers. Go4Ellis is a “Recommended Event Partner” of US Lacrosse.

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US Lacrosse Announces 2020 and 2022 U.S. Team Medical Staffs

May 14, 2019

US Lacrosse is pleased to announce the medical staffs for the 2020 U.S. Men’s U19 Team and the 2022 U.S. Men’s Senior Team.

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NPR Features Segment on History of Women's Headgear

May 13, 2019

Only a Game, a weekly NPR radio segment produced by WBUR (Boston), aired a segment on the headgear debate in women’s lacrosse on May 11.

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FDA Issues Warning About Use of Concussion Devices

Apr 26, 2019

Most medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to assess, diagnose, or manage head injury, including concussion, have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety and efficacy.

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Sharing the Message About AEDs

Apr 24, 2019

WJZ TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore, recently aired a story on the importance of automated external defibrillators at lacrosse and other sporting events, and highlighted the efforts of ‘A Player’s Pulse’ to increase access to AED availability at lacrosse games. 

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From the Field: US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science

Apr 18, 2019

This article appears in the April edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription.

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Two-Year Research Study is Examining Impact of Women’s Headgear

Mar 29, 2019

A closer examination of injuries over the next two high school girls’ lacrosse seasons in Florida is now underway in order to gain greater insight into the effectiveness of women’s headgear in minimizing the risk of injury. 

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New Realizations Through SafeSport Online Training

Mar 21, 2019

SafeSport training has already resulted in changes for one Baltimore-area coach's interactions with the young female players on her club team.

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VIDEO: Ongoing Concussion Research Provides Injury Insight

Mar 18, 2019

The NCAA and the Department of Defense are partners in an ongoing study, called the CARE Consortium, that is the largest and most comprehensive research on concussion injuries ever undertaken. Dr. Michael McCrea, one of the three principle investigators for the study, recently shared preliminary findings from the research.

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