FDA Issues Warning About Use of Concussion Devices

Apr 26, 2019

Most medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to assess, diagnose, or manage head injury, including concussion, have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety and efficacy.

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VIDEO: Ongoing Concussion Research Provides Injury Insight

Mar 18, 2019

The NCAA and the Department of Defense are partners in an ongoing study, called the CARE Consortium, that is the largest and most comprehensive research on concussion injuries ever undertaken. Dr. Michael McCrea, one of the three principle investigators for the study, recently shared preliminary findings from the research.

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Team Up Speak Up Against Concussions

Mar 04, 2019

Coaches, please take one minute to give your team the speech, reminding all of your players that good teammates look out for each other.

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New Concussion Insights to Be Presented at Symposium

Dec 18, 2018

Dr. Michael McCrea, a national leader in concussion research and a principal investogator in the NCAA's current concussion study, will present findings from the research at the 2019 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium, presented in partnership with MedStar Health, on January 11 in Philadelphia. 

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Don’t Learn Safety by Accident

Nov 20, 2018

One of my jobs as the trail official, in any clearing situation, is to protect the passer on long passes. I threw my flag immediately and ran to Scott as I blew the whistle.

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CDC Issues New Guideline for Youth Concussions

Oct 18, 2018

The Guideline consists of 19 sets of clinical recommendations that cover diagnosis, prognosis, management and treatment of concussion. These recommendations are for healthcare providers working in all practice settings.

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US Lacrosse Hosting Sports Medicine Symposium on January 11

Oct 16, 2018

Open to all members of the medical and lacrosse communities, the one-day event will highlight lacrosse-specific injury research data and prevention information, with presentations by notable subject-matter experts in an interactive setting.

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Study on Headgear Use in Florida

Jun 13, 2018

Findings from a recent research study on the effects of head protection on player safety in girls’ high school lacrosse indicate that there may be an elevated risk of injury with the use of certain styles of headgear. 

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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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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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