Standard Meeting Chest Protection Comes to Market

Feb 12, 2019

Warrior Sports has rolled out a goalie chest protector that meets the new NOCSAE performance standard and is tested to reduce the likelihood of commotio cordis.

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US Lacrosse Launches Online SafeSport Training

Feb 07, 2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to creating a safer sports environment, US Lacrosse has launched an online education and training platform as part of its efforts in keeping abusive behavior out of lacrosse.

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New Concussion Insights to Be Presented at Symposium

Dec 18, 2018

Dr. Michael McCrea, a national leader in concussion research and a principal investogator in the NCAA's current concussion study, will present findings from the research at the 2019 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium, presented in partnership with MedStar Health, on January 11 in Philadelphia. 

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Up Your Game: Preparing for Your Season Physically

Nov 29, 2018

Just as the athletes in your upcoming games are preparing for their season, you, as an offical, should be physically preparing for your first game. Being thoroughly conditioned for your season is professionally as important as it is to show up to your games on time and in the proper uniform.

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Sports Medicine Expert Encourages Parents to Set the Parameters

Nov 28, 2018

Considered one of the country's leading experts in youth sports health, injuries and training patterns, Dr. Neeru Jayanthi of the Emory University School of Medicine will serve as a featured speaker at the 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium. 

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VIDEO: Burnout in Youth Athletes

Nov 27, 2018

Two medical experts share their thoughts on the topic of burnout in a new video produced as part of the US Lacrosse | MedStar Sports Medicine Health & Performance Series.

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Don’t Learn Safety by Accident

Nov 20, 2018

One of my jobs as the trail official, in any clearing situation, is to protect the passer on long passes. I threw my flag immediately and ran to Scott as I blew the whistle.

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Study: Good Sleep Quality Helps Youth Concussion Recovery

Nov 14, 2018

Young athletes who have good sleep quality after sustaining a concussion were more likely to recover within two weeks.

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Five Reasons to Attend the 2018 US Lacrosse West Regional Conference

Nov 09, 2018

The US Lacrosse Regional Conference is a professional development opportunity for coaches, officials, program administrators and other leaders in the lacrosse community. There will be three different program tracks offered for officials, coaches and leaders. Sessions topics will include team and athlete development, rules interpretation, game management and organizational leadership.

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US Lacrosse Approves Rule Change to Enhance Heart Protection for Athletes

Oct 23, 2018

The US Lacrosse Board of Directors has approved equipment-related rule changes designed to enhance heart protection for youth players, specifically to reduce the risk of the rare yet potentially catastrophic injury of commotio cordis.

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