Study: Good Sleep Quality Helps Youth Concussion Recovery

Nov 14, 2018

Young athletes who have good sleep quality after sustaining a concussion were more likely to recover within two weeks.

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The Traveler's Guide to the West Regional Conference

Nov 12, 2018

In just over two weeks, some of lacrosse’s greatest minds will gather in Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2018 US Lacrosse West Regional Conference. The conference is a professional development opportunity for coaches, officials, program administrators and other leaders in our community to gather together to expand their knowledge of the sport of lacrosse.

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Five Reasons to Attend the 2018 US Lacrosse West Regional Conference

Nov 09, 2018

The US Lacrosse Regional Conference is a professional development opportunity for coaches, officials, program administrators and other leaders in the lacrosse community. There will be three different program tracks offered for officials, coaches and leaders. Sessions topics will include team and athlete development, rules interpretation, game management and organizational leadership.

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2018 US Lacrosse Youth Award Winners Named

Nov 07, 2018

US Lacrosse has named 11 winners of its 2018 Youth Awards, recognizing outstanding contributors to youth lacrosse from around the country. The winners were selected from among the nominations submitted for each award.

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You're Not Bigger Than the Game

Nov 05, 2018

“As the [official] you are neither inside the game, as the players are, nor outside it among the fans, but the game passes through you, like rainwater through a filter, and your job is to influence it for the better, to strain out the impurities, to make it cleaner, fairer, and more transparent without impeding it, corrupting it, changing its course, or making it taste funny.”

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Life Lessons on the Lacrosse Field

Oct 29, 2018

My parents taught me two important lessons about manners. First, always say “yes sir,” or “yes ma’am”, and second, always give a firm handshake.

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LaxCon and West Conference Early Bird Promotions End Wednesday

Oct 26, 2018

Lacrosse-specific development and networking events offering up to $70 off registration through Oct. 31

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US Lacrosse Approves Rule Change to Enhance Heart Protection for Athletes

Oct 23, 2018

The US Lacrosse Board of Directors has approved equipment-related rule changes designed to enhance heart protection for youth players, specifically to reduce the risk of the rare yet potentially catastrophic injury of commotio cordis.

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Giving Everything I Have to a Game I Love

Oct 22, 2018

From eight to twenty-two, I had trouble enjoying lacrosse. I had a blast with my teammates, and I rejoiced when we won games, but there was a darker side that I never liked. Then I found officiating, and a whole new world opened up!

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CDC Issues New Guideline for Youth Concussions

Oct 18, 2018

The Guideline consists of 19 sets of clinical recommendations that cover diagnosis, prognosis, management and treatment of concussion. These recommendations are for healthcare providers working in all practice settings.

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