Acompora Foundation: AED is Common Sense

Feb 03, 2020

The only effective response to commotio cordis is the timely delivery of a life-saving shock or defibrillation. Had there been an AED on the field at Northport, Louis’ life may have been saved.

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SafeSport’s Impact is Potentially a Life Changer

Jan 29, 2020

Research shows a strong correlation between early adversity (before the age of 18) and poor outcomes later in life. There’s a direct link between childhood trauma, such as sexual abuse, and adult onset of chronic disease, depression, and suicide. 

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SafeSport Symposium Will Help Launch LaxCon 2020

Jan 08, 2020

Abuse, on any level and in any form, must never be part of the youth sports experience, and US Lacrosse believes that education and awareness are important tools for helping to prevent abuse and misconduct against youth. 

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Do You Have a Concussion Plan?

Dec 20, 2019

US Lacrosse strongly encourages all teams, clubs, and leagues to develop a documented plan to deal with concussion injuries. To assist in that process, US Lacrosse provides guidelines, updated annually, for the development of that plan. 

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Help Wanted: Women’s Headgear Study

Dec 16, 2019

With funding support from US Lacrosse, Dr. Daniel Herman of the University of Florida is conducting the largest research study ever launched to evaluate injury rate differences between helmeted and non-helmeted high school girls players.

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VIDEO: Youth Concussion Consensus Report

Dec 10, 2019

A new consensus statement about sport-related concussion in youth sports was recently published in JAMA Pediatrics, the result of a thorough review by an independent panel of experts of all current evidence-based research studies.

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Consensus Statement on Sport-Related Concussions in Youth Sports

Dec 05, 2019

A panel of experts conducted an extensive review of the current literature on concussions before making 26 recommendations for the prevention, assessment, and management of sports-related concussions among young athletes.

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Get the FAQs on Improved Lacrosse Chest Protection

Dec 03, 2019

​With new chest protectors that meet NOCSAE standard ND200 now emerging into the marketplace, US Lacrosse encourages parents and athletes to buy those products now rather than wait for the 2021 rule requirement.

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Consumer Alert from SEI Regarding Lacrosse Balls

Nov 26, 2019

The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) has issued two recent warnings regarding lacrosse balls from Signature Lacrosse, and provided a statement to US Lacrosse concerning Signature Lacrosse ball models.

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LaxCon Will Include First-Ever Safe Sport Symposium

Nov 14, 2019

Featuring a line-up of subject-matter experts and panelists, the Symposium is a free event and scheduled from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, January 10 in Philadelphia.

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