Video: Deep Dive into Women’s Headgear

Jul 10, 2017

Based on increased injury rates among women's lacrosse players, US Lacrosse partnered with researchers, scientists, and equipment manufacturers to dive deeper into the statistics and to understand the factors involved. That collaboration eventually led to a unique women's lacrosse headgear performance standard.
 

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US Lacrosse and One Beat Announce New AED Partnership

Jul 07, 2017

US Lacrosse and One Beat CPR + AED have agreed to enter a new relationship designed to further enhance safety efforts in lacrosse. One Beat will serve as the designated “preferred provider” of automated external defibrillators (AED) for US Lacrosse, and will offer a discounted rate for AED purchases by US Lacrosse members, teams, leagues and organizations.

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Low Back Injuries to be Topic of Free Presentation

Jun 28, 2017

The US Lacrosse - MedStar Sports Medicine "Health & Performance Speaker Series" resumes on Thursday, July 20 with a free presentation featuring Dr. Justin Tortolani, an orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, who will address the issue of “Low Back Injuries in the Lacrosse Athlete.” 

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DJO Global Named Official Sports Brace of US Lacrosse

Jun 26, 2017

US Lacrosse and DJO Global, a medical device company that produces a variety of orthopedic products for rehabilitation, pain management and physical therapy, announce a new partnership, which will include Team USA players wearing DJO Global brand bracing and durable goods products exclusively. 
 

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Video: Upper Extremity Injuries in Lacrosse

Jun 06, 2017

Dr. Karen Sutton, associate professor at Yale University and team physician for the U.S. Women’s National Team, shares information about upper extremity injuries in men's and women's lacrosse.
 

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Applications Being Accepted for Safety Research Grants

May 31, 2017

The Center for Sport Science at US Lacrosse 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 June 25, 2017. 

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Substance Abuse: The Athlete’s Entry

May 18, 2017

Prescription opioids are narcotic pain medications. It’s necessary to understand that all abused substances, including the overuse of prescribed drugs, can form intoxication that alters judgment, perception, attention, or physical control. 

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Turning Frustration Into Determination

Apr 12, 2017

While my ACL tear brought a sudden close to my collegiate career, I now know that it would in no way mean the end of my involvement in lacrosse. While my peak playing days may be behind me, the opportunity to give back to the game has just begun. 

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Speaking From The Heart

Apr 07, 2017

Dr. Jeff Mandak, a board certified cardiologist, has served as a US Lacrosse volunteer for over 15 years and spearheaded efforts to expand the availability of AEDs throughout the lacrosse community to offset the risk of sudden cardiac death.

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US Lacrosse and MedStar Sports Medicine Launch Health & Performance Series

Apr 04, 2017

US Lacrosse and MedStar Sports Medicine launching new educational series focused on lacrosse health and performance with a presentation on April 26 by Dr. Karen Sutton of Team USA about upper extremity injuries in youth athletes. 

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