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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Study: NCAA Men's Injury Rates on Decline

Mar 17, 2017

Injury rates among NCAA men’s lacrosse players appear to be on a downward trajectory. That was one of the primary conclusions put forth in a new research study recently published in Injury Epidemiology that tracked injuries by collegiate varsity men’s lacrosse players over a span of six years, from 2009-2015.

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Athletic Trainers Are Critical Support Staff

Mar 13, 2017

In recognition of National Athletic Training Month, Tara Stritch authored this first-person blog to share some insight into what it’s like to work as a certified athletic trainer (ATC) with the U.S. Women’s National Team.

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Using Technology to Enhance Athlete Performance and Safety

Feb 20, 2017

The use of small sensors placed in sleeves, lightweight body patches and shoe inserts can be used to gather information relative to an athlete’s performance, and can then be analyzed to help maximize the efficiency of each player.

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