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Can the Ball Make the Game Safer?

May 18, 2016    9400 Views
lacrosse ballsAn often-overlooked piece of equipment related to safety is the actual lacrosse ball. Original research in 2005 by Trey Crisco, a member of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee, led to the development of a NOCSAE ball standard. In 2014, the NOCSAE standard became required for all games using NCAA/NFHS/USL rules. Now, the ball could be getting even safer. Read More »

Safety a Heady Issue

May 3, 2016    5552 Views
Research into women's lacrosse headgearUS Lacrosse VP Ann Carpenetti takes a look at the development of the women's lacrosse headgear performance standard Read More »

Female Athletes Discuss Concussions

April 6, 2016    2358 Views

Concussion Summit Panel

Female athletes shared their concussion experiences during a player panel at the recent international summit in Washington, D.C. Read More »

Spotlight on Female Concussions

March 1, 2016    4582 Views

Pink Concussion Summit

International summit featured experts sharing information about gender differences in brain injury, symptoms and recovery. Read More »

US Lacrosse Experts to Serve as Presenters at Concussion Summit

February 16, 2016    1971 Views

Pink Concussion Summit

Event set to explore the gender differences in brain injury, symptoms and recovery. Read More »

Don’t Let a Missing CMP Leave You Vulnerable

December 17, 2015    1668 Views

Boys Lacrosse

Having a documented Concussion Management Plan could be one of the most important decisions your lacrosse organization will make. Read More »

What Causes Concussions in Lacrosse?

May 26, 2015    3068 Views
What Causes ConcussionResearch, partially sponsored by US Lacrosse, has looked at on-field injuries and which types of impacts lead to concussions. Read More »

One for the Ages: Youth Lacrosse Age Verification and Event Sanctioning

April 29, 2015    12614 Views
One for the Ages: Age Verification and Event Sanctioning US Lacrosse hopes to put an end to uneven play with two new youth lacrosse initiatives—age verification and event sanctioning. Read More »

Safety Over Everything: Accountability in Lacrosse Officiating

April 9, 2015    3495 Views
Safety Over Everything: Accountability in Lacrosse OfficiatingOfficials are at the game for safety first, then fairness. If the safety calls are made and neither team gets an unfair advantage, then the kids will have fun. Read More »

How to Coach Physicality in Youth Lacrosse [Video]

February 9, 2015    8233 Views
How-to-Coach-Physicality-in-Youth-Lacrosse-Video Former San Jose State lacrosse player and current youth coach Sean Carscadden talks about coaching physicality in youth lacrosse. Read More »