From the Field: The Lacrosse Athlete Development Model is Working

May 30, 2019

This article appears in the May/June edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription.

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How to Help Athletes Navigate Between Seasons

May 29, 2019

Serious student-athletes are being pulled in so many directions now: from academic responsibilities, to school and club sports with seasons that often overlap. Former basketball coach Celia Slater explains how coaches can work together to create stronger, more resilient athletes by sharing the training load, not doubling (or tripling) it.

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Youth Sports Can Lead to a Better Job Later in Life

May 15, 2019

As parents, we all like to think we’re steering our children toward activities and opportunities that will help them lead happy, productive, and fulfilling lives. We encourage them to work hard, have integrity, take risks, show gratitude, be respectful, etc. But at some point, deep down, every parent realizes there are no guarantees. There’s no formula that ensures success, but there are definitely behaviors, activities, and opportunities that increase the chances your child will become a successful, ethical, and happy adult.

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Take a Lap: Alternatives to Exercise as Punishment

May 08, 2019

For generations, using exercise as punishment in youth sports was the norm. The practice has even been romanticized, like in the movie Miracle where hockey players are forced to skate seemingly endless ‘suicide’ drills after a bad loss. But in a time when people already have enough trouble getting exercise, it’s a disservice to use exercise as punishment,

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US Lacrosse Announces Partnership with TrueSport

May 06, 2019

US Lacrosse, the national governing body for the sport, has announced a content partnership with TrueSport®, a positive youth sports movement powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

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US Lacrosse West Regional Conference Returning to Las Vegas

Apr 30, 2019

The US Lacrosse West Regional Conference is coming back to Las Vegas. This year’s event will be held at the Renaissance Las Vegas from Nov. 15-17, 2019.

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FDA Issues Warning About Use of Concussion Devices

Apr 26, 2019

Most medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to assess, diagnose, or manage head injury, including concussion, have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety and efficacy.

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Keith Edgerton Doesn't Need to See to Believe

Apr 25, 2019

This article appears in the Pacific Northwest version of our April edition. Don’t get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription.

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Sharing the Message About AEDs

Apr 24, 2019

WJZ TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore, recently aired a story on the importance of automated external defibrillators at lacrosse and other sporting events, and highlighted the efforts of ‘A Player’s Pulse’ to increase access to AED availability at lacrosse games. 

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Central PA Club Winning with Lacrosse Athlete Development Model

Apr 18, 2019

There are a lot of numbers that jump out to Katie Bergey, but the one that jumps out the most regarding Team Money is 100. And no, we’re not talking about the $100 bill design you might find on a uniform.

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