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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Brandon Madalion, Avery Jaffe Are US Lacrosse Impact Athletes

Jun 19, 2020

Each week, US Lacrosse is proud to highlight our Impact Athletes: boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse players who are supporting their communities with special efforts. This week, we shine the spotlight on a pair of athletes from the state of New Jersey.

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Experts Provide Insights Regarding the Altered College Recruiting Landscape

Jun 17, 2020

US Lacrosse assembled a panel of college and club coaches and industry insiders to help provide some clarity about the changing landscape in college recruiting due to disruptions from COVID-19.

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Age-Appropriate Individual Training Activities from US Lacrosse

Jun 17, 2020

US Lacrosse has developed a series of videos, presented in partnership with MedStar Health, showcasing age-appropriate activities that individuals can do on their own, or with the help of their parents, in a virtual clinic setting to improve their skills.

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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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Joshua Hughes, Kristen Choi are US Lacrosse Impact Athletes

Jun 12, 2020

Each week, US Lacrosse is proud to highlight our Impact Athletes — boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse players who are supporting their communities with special efforts during these challenging days.

We all recognize that these are unusual and unprecedented times, unlike any that have been seen before. But great challenges also offer great opportunities, and US Lacrosse has already heard and shared some of these stories.

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US Lacrosse Establishes LGBTQ+ Inclusion Scholarship

Jun 12, 2020

US Lacrosse has announced the formation of a LGBTQ+ Inclusion Scholarship and proceeds from current Pride Month merchandise sales will help fund the scholarship.

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Together as One

Jun 11, 2020

In the last two weeks, we have seen overwhelming support to make much-needed strides towards improving racial equality in our country. Voices that have been silent for far too long have finally been heard. US Lacrosse is committed to do its part to enact change.

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