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Research & Position Papers

Sports Science and Safety

As the sport's national governing body, US Lacrosse seeks to lead the effort in injury research and education, while also setting national safety guidelines and standards for the sport.

Research Studies and Resources on Lacrosse Injuries

2009-10 NFHS Injury Surveillance Study
Data and analysis of high school injuries for all sports during the 2009-10 school year.

NCAA Injury Surveillance Program (ISP)
Developed in 1982 to supply current and reliable data on injury trend in intercollegiate athletics.

Journal of Athletic Training
The following articles from the Journal of Athletic Training are provided here in PDF format with permission.

National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research
Collects death and permanent disability sports injury data that involve brain and/or spinal cord injuries.