NOCSAE Announces Two Lacrosse Helmets are Non-Compliant with Standard {UPDATED}

Nov 24, 2014

NOCSAE voids the certification of two lacrosse helmet models that do not meet performance standards.

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Women's Headgear Standard Prepares for Second Ballot

Nov 12, 2014

Committee members to make final edits at ASTM meeting Thursday.

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Report: Doctors Sounds Alarm on Youth Sports Concussions

Oct 03, 2014

Declining participation in some youth sports has doctors concerned. Is the risk to kids from inactivity greater than the harm of a potential concussion? Many say yes.

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Making Lacrosse Safer: Our Shared Responsibility

Aug 21, 2014

How can lacrosse become a safer game and remain popular without losing its identity? It starts with how youth lacrosse is taught.

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What is a Concussion? An In-Depth Q&A With US Lacrosse Experts

Feb 17, 2014

Dr. Margot Putukian and Dr. Ruben Echemedia of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee provide insight into concussions

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'Life-Altering Injury': Getting Ahead of Lacrosse's ACL Problem

Feb 14, 2014

Understanding the knee's complex biomechanics, and how to get ahead of lacrosse's ACL problem

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USL Safety Initiatives Consistent With Concussion Report Recommendations

Nov 16, 2013

US Lacrosse supports the findings and recommendations of the report on youth concussions and reaffirms its commitment to reducing the risk of injury at all levels of the sport.

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US Lacrosse Joins National Sports Concussion Coalition

Oct 07, 2013

National governing body uniting with partners to enhance youth safety efforts.

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Heads Up on Concussions

Mar 08, 2010

Two weeks ago, I attended a symposium on concussions in Indianapolis hosted by the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Margot Putukian, the Director of Athletic Medicine at Princeton and the chair of the US Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety Committee, joined me there. The event featured the leaders of a number of sports governing bodies, as well as representatives from the NCAA, NFHS and NFL.

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