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Health & Safety

Archive of 2014 Safety Webcast 2015 Sports Medicine Symposium

Sports Science and Safety

US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee

Learn about this important group and its current initiatives and research projects.

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Education & Training

A safe and positive playing experience starts by knowing the rules and how to appropriately and effectively coach, officiate and play the game.

Resources

Equipment

Properly fitted and standard-meeting gear for men's and women's lacrosse are essential to player safety.

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AED Education & Commotio Cordis

AEDs are powerful, life-saving devices. US Lacrosse and Cardiac Science are proud to offer educational resources and grants to help lacrosse programs purchase this equipment.

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Emergency Plans

Risk Management & Emergency Plans

Having emergency plans in place and following basic risk management protocol provides a safe playing environment for players.

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Concussion Awareness

Concussion Awareness

Stay informed on how to handle a concussion with important information regarding signs and symptoms and treatment.

Tools & Courses

First Aid

Injury Prevention & Conditioning

Preparation using proper training techniques and adherence to the rules of the game are essential to improving performance and preventing injury.

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Nutrition, Heat & Hydration

Nutrition, Heat & Hydration

A healthy diet and good eating habits are essential for a young athlete's development and performance.

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Development

Athlete Development

Using age-appropriate methods and understanding the developmental differences in youth of various ages and gender prevents injury and promotes positive cognitive and motor development.

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Research & Position Papers

Research & Position Papers

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.

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