Spreading the AED Gospel

Oct 22, 2019

Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are portable and easy-to-use devices that deliver potentially life-saving defibrillation therapy quickly and effectively.

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LaxFit Program Benefits Player Safety & Performance

Oct 15, 2019

US Lacrosse's new LaxFit initiative is a standardized exercise program that will increase athlete performance, reduce high-risk lacrosse injuries, and promote healthy long-term athlete development.

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US Lacrosse Extends Research Funding for Girls’ Injury Study

Oct 07, 2019

The Center for Sport Science at US Lacrosse has announced continued funding for an ongoing research study at the University of Florida that is designed to provide greater insights about the risk of injury among high school girls’ lacrosse players. 

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Video: Understanding Mental Health in Young Athletes

Sep 03, 2019

While potential mental health issues can affect people in all walks of life, including athletes, the good news is that help is available and problems can get better. The key for parents and coaches of young athletes is to recognize when a young player needs help.

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New Membership Benefits Offered to Game Officials

Aug 08, 2019

Two new membership benefits are now available to all US Lacrosse adult member game officials. A voluntary national background screening and voluntary online SafeSport training are being offered to any official who chooses to participate.

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Finding the Right Doctor to Treat Your Lacrosse Injury

Aug 02, 2019

Choosing a doctor shouldn’t be scary. Remember, you are in control of your choices when it comes to the doctors you see and the treatment you decide to receive. Don’t take a chance with your lacrosse injury. 

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US Lacrosse Adds SafeSport Training Benefit to All Adult Coach Memberships

Jul 08, 2019

US Lacrosse is adding a new benefit to all adult coach memberships in order to further enhance player safety. Effective August 1, 2019, all adult coach memberships will require online SafeSport training. This benefit will be provided at no additional cost to members. 

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Sharing the Message About Playing Sun Safe

Jun 27, 2019

Hearing the statistics about melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, can be sobering. US Lacrosse's newly-formed relationship with the Claire Marie Foundation to raise awareness caught the attention of WJZ-TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore.

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Video: Experts Discuss Overtraining and Sport Specialization

Jun 26, 2019

Sport specialization has become increasingly more common among younger athletes, including those who play lacrosse. Does this intense training heighten the risk of injury, or increase the chances of sport burnout? Two national experts offer their thoughts on the subject.

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US Lacrosse and Claire Marie Foundation Join Forces

Jun 13, 2019

The two organizations will focus on providing greater awareness and education about melanona, its prevention, and playing sun safe.

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