Video is an Important Supplement to Head Impact Sensor Data

Jan 24, 2017

Head impact sensors have become a valuable tool for data collection, but a recent study suggets that verification of data via a second source, such as video, should also be utilized to confirm data accuracy.

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LaxCon Set for Baltimore Friday Through Sunday

Jan 17, 2017

US Lacrosse has announced the lineup of speakers and activities at LaxCon, lacrosse’s largest educational event and trade show, set for Friday-Sunday at the Baltimore Convention Center. Advance, discounted ticket sales at end this evening.

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Lacrosse Injury Findings to be Shared at Symposium

Jan 16, 2017

The latest lacrosse injury information and findings will be presented at the 2017 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium on Friday, January 20 in Baltimore. The event is open to all members of the lacrosse and medical communities.

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US Lacrosse and the American Heart Association Join Forces

Jan 11, 2017

Increased education and awareness through the use of a specialized training kit will help youth coaches and administrators to be better prepared to respond to on-field emergencies.

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Symposium Provides Insights for a Healthy Program

Dec 23, 2016

The 2017 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium, scheduled for January 20, provides insight for doctors, trainers, physical therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, health staff, coaches, administrators, parents and students to run a healthy lacrosse program

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LaxPrep Focuses on Injury Prevention, Performance Enhancement

Dec 05, 2016

LaxPrep, an ACL injury prevention program based on research data, will be one of the topics of discussion at the 2017 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium on January 20. The educational symposium is open to all members of the medical and lacrosse communities.

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Three Research Studies Awarded US Lacrosse Funding

Oct 20, 2016

Funding to support lacrosse-specific sports medicine projects studying equipment interventions to reduce the risk of injury and lower body biomechanics as a predictor of injuries.

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Sports Medicine Symposium Set for January 20

Oct 19, 2016

Event is open to all members of the medical and lacrosse communities and will highlight lacrosse-specific injury research data and prevention information.

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How Soon is Too Soon to Specialize?

Oct 05, 2016

Across the country, athletes are starting to specialize in a chosen sport at younger and younger ages. But how young is too young? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a clinical report published in the Pediatrics journal last month examining this topic. The short answer is — athletes should not specialize in a single sport at least until they reach puberty, and preferably not until later in adolescence (approximately 15-16 years of age).

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U.S. Senator Opposing False Safety Claims by Equipment Makers

Sep 28, 2016

U.S. Senator Tom Udall called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take a stronger stance against manufacturers that make bogus and deceptive claims that their youth sports gear can prevent head injuries, primarily concussions.

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