Team Up Speak Up – Change the Concussion Culture

Feb 23, 2018

US Lacrosse and the Concussion Legacy Foundation have designated March 1 as “Team Up Speak Up Day.” Every lacrosse coach in America is being asked to give a simple, one-minute speech at the beginning of the season that helps keep athletes safe from concussion and improves the concussion culture. 

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Is Your CMP Ready for the New Season

Feb 09, 2018

The time for developing a Concussion Management Plan, or reviewing an existing plan for needed updates, is now. Get your CMP in order and ready for the new season ahead.  

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New Program from Concussion Legacy Foundation and US Lacrosse

Feb 05, 2018

US Lacrosse and the Concussion Legacy Foundation have launched a joint initiative to create the first US Lacrosse “Team Up Speak Up Day” on March 1. Every lacrosse coach in America is being asked to give a simple, one-minute speech at the beginning of the season that helps keep athletes safe from concussion and improves the concussion culture. 

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Celebrate Healthy Heart Month With an AED Purchase

Feb 05, 2018

The latest reminder about the importance of an on-site AED occurred last week in Buffalo, where a University at Buffalo club lacrosse player was saved due to immediate application of CPR and an AED.  

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US Lacrosse Upgrades Member Insurance Program

Jan 11, 2018

US Lacrosse has announced several upgrades to its insurance program that will benefit individual members as well as leagues and clubs affiliated with US Lacrosse.

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US Lacrosse CEO Included in ESPN Story on Commotio Cordis

Dec 20, 2017

Steve Stenersen, president and CEO of US Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse, was among the interviewees in a ESPN Outside the Lines segment that originally aired Wednesday afternoon about the phenomenon of commotio cordis in athletes.

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No Off-Season for Proper Nutrition

Dec 20, 2017

Maintaining healthy diet habits throughout the off-season can greatly benefit young athletes in preparation for the next lacrosse season. 

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How Much is Too Much

Nov 30, 2017

High training volume and intensity, overscheduling, and early sports specialization are generally considered to be factors that increase the risk of overuse injuries. So, what’s the right balance of time that youth athletes should spend participating in sports activity?

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Study: State Laws Helping to Reduce Concussions

Nov 06, 2017

A new study from the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado has found that these state-level TBI laws have been beneficial in reducing the rate of new and recurrent concussion among U.S. high school athletes.

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Video: Strength & Conditioning for The Youth Athlete

Oct 19, 2017

No longer the domain of elite athletes only, structured strength and conditioning regiments are becoming common practice among high school and middle school athletes seeking to energize their lacrosse development.

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