US Lacrosse Adds SafeSport Training Benefit to All Adult Coach Memberships

Jul 08, 2019

US Lacrosse is adding a new benefit to all adult coach memberships in order to further enhance player safety. Effective August 1, 2019, all adult coach memberships will require online SafeSport training. This benefit will be provided at no additional cost to members. 

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Sharing the Message About Playing Sun Safe

Jun 27, 2019

Hearing the statistics about melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, can be sobering. US Lacrosse's newly-formed relationship with the Claire Marie Foundation to raise awareness caught the attention of WJZ-TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore.

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Video: Experts Discuss Overtraining and Sport Specialization

Jun 26, 2019

Sport specialization has become increasingly more common among younger athletes, including those who play lacrosse. Does this intense training heighten the risk of injury, or increase the chances of sport burnout? Two national experts offer their thoughts on the subject.

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US Lacrosse and Claire Marie Foundation Join Forces

Jun 13, 2019

The two organizations will focus on providing greater awareness and education about melanona, its prevention, and playing sun safe.

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Five Reasons Why Your Athletes Need a Hydration Plan

Jun 12, 2019

There’s no way to know exactly how much water each of us needs to consume daily. With varying levels of activity, finding the right balance of fluid intake for young athletes can seem like a guessing game.

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NOCSAE Issues Consumer Alert About “KSONE” Lacrosse Balls

Jun 07, 2019

NOCSAE announced Thursday that none of the KSONE branded lacrosse balls are certified to NOCSAE standards. NOCSAE’s statement notes that these balls feature falsified markings that imply NOCSAE certification.

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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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