Video: Nutrition, Hydration & Sleep for Youth Athletes

May 02, 2018

It’s no secret that athletes have to take care of their bodies in order to play their best. That’s a given. But more than getting peak performance, athletes who cut corners could also be putting themselves at higher risk for injury.

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US Lacrosse Announces Medical Staffs for Three Teams

May 01, 2018

Karen Sutton will serve as the head physician for the 2021 U.S. Women's Senior Team. Sutton, a three-year captain at Duke, was also on the medical staff for the 2017 U.S. team.

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse is pleased to announced the medical staffs for the 2019 U.S. Women’s U19 Team, the 2019 U.S. Indoor Team, and the 2021 U.S. Women’s Senior Team.

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Six Hydration Tips for Healthy Athletes

Apr 19, 2018

A healthy diet and good eating habits are essential for a young athlete's development and performance. Similarly, proper hydration helps an athlete to maintain peak performance and avoid dehydration.

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Free Presentation on Nutrition & Hydration for Youth Athletes

Apr 10, 2018

US Lacrosse and MedStar Sports Medicine will host a free presentation on April 19 by pediatric sports medicine and nutrition experts, Dr. Lindsay Jones and Dr. Kari Kindschi, about healthy eating and drinking recommendations for youth athletes. 

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NOCSAE Issues Warning About Counterfeit Lacrosse Balls

Apr 02, 2018

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is warning lacrosse players, coaches and teams to use caution when purchasing lacrosse balls online.

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Understanding the Women’s Safety Sphere

Mar 19, 2018

In women’s lacrosse, the sphere is defined as an imaginary area, or bubble, of 7 inches surrounding the player’s head, in all directions. At the high school and youth level, an opponent cannot put their stick in another player’s sphere.

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Recognizing the Symptoms of a Concussion

Mar 15, 2018

US Lacrosse strongly recommends that all teams, leagues, and clubs have a documented plan in place to deal with concussion injuries. Once developed, this plan should be reviewed and updated annually. 

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Applications Being Accepted for Safety Research Grants

Mar 06, 2018

The US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science is accepting research grant applications that will investigate issues within the broad discipline of sports medicine.  For full consideration, grant proposals should be received by May 25, 2018. Funding decisions will be announced by US Lacrosse in July, with grants distributed in August.

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Video: College Coaches Support ‘Team Up Speak Up’

Mar 01, 2018

Being a great teammate includes looking out for somebody who may be injured. That's the commitment that leading lacrosse coaches and players are making to help change the concussion culture. 

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Video: Mental Toughness – The Coaches Perspective

Feb 26, 2018

"Mental toughness is generally one of the most talked about topics, but the least understood,” says Matt Nein, a certified strength & conditioning specialist based in Salisbury, Maryland. “It’s about passion and a full commitment to long-term goals.”

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