US Lacrosse Statement on Box Lacrosse Events

Dec 02, 2020

In light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as US Lacrosse’s growing commitment to box lacrosse, the national governing body offers several recommendations in support of risk mitigation.

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VIDEO: Building Up Your Athletes

Sep 10, 2020

As players return to the field following an extended period of inactivity, MedStar Health professionals Jay Dyer and Kellie Loehr offer some good recommendations for coaches and athletes to help ease the transition.

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Mental Health Awareness Is Critical During COVID-19

Jun 10, 2020

Four medical professionals and a national championship lacrosse athlete shared their insights about mental health in US Lacrosse's panel series webinar.

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Webinar: Get In, Get Out Among the Recommendations

Jun 03, 2020

Last week, US Lacrosse announced a set of Return to Play recommendations developed by a medical advisory group. US Lacrosse vice president Ann Kitt Carpenetti and three members of the medical advisory team hosted a webinar to further explain the recommendations.

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Creating and Maintaining Healthy Habits during COVID-19

May 20, 2020

In a world where it seems everything in our normal daily life has changed in a very short period, it can feel like we are out of control. It is important at times like this that we stop and be mindful of creating or maintaining healthy habits with focus on controlling those things that we can. Here are a few tips to consider. 

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USL’s Hong Serving on COVID-19 Frontlines

May 07, 2020

In his role as Chief Physician Executive, Hong oversees the health system’s medical practice plan which is implemented in eight hospitals across the state. Making sure that all of the hospitals have the needed resources, including ventilators and personal protective equipment, has been a major undertaking.

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Maintaining Good Mental Health

May 06, 2020

Not to be confused with mental illness, the CDC defines mental health as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices.

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Championing the Cause of Health & Safety

Apr 09, 2020

After seven years at US Lacrosse as director of health & safety, Bruce Griffin is returning to academia with a new position at Towson (Md.) University.

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VIDEO: Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

Mar 20, 2020

With March designated as National Nutrition Awareness Month, it’s a good time to remind our young athletes about the importance of making wise food choices to help maximize performance.

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Keeping Youth Athletes Active

Mar 19, 2020

The disruption to youth sports, including the traditional spring lacrosse season, doesn’t mean that kids should cease all physical activities. The Aspen Institute’s Project Play encourages parents to facilitate opportunities for children to move in order to ensure physical and mental well-being. 

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