US Lacrosse and Claire Marie Foundation Join Forces

Jun 13, 2019

The two organizations will focus on providing greater awareness and education about melanona, its prevention, and playing sun safe.

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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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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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Sports Medicine Expert Encourages Parents to Set the Parameters

Nov 28, 2018

Considered one of the country's leading experts in youth sports health, injuries and training patterns, Dr. Neeru Jayanthi of the Emory University School of Medicine will serve as a featured speaker at the 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium. 

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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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Understanding the Risk of Heat Illness During the Summer Season

Jul 31, 2018

Summertime has become a prime season for youth lacrosse, with many players heavily engaged with the sport during the hottest time of the year. The coupling of lacrosse activity with summer weather can lead to a greater risk of heat related illness.

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AED Saves a Lacrosse Life in Rochester

Jul 23, 2018

An automated external defibrillator (AED) machine was used to revive a 52-year-old lacrosse player who collapsed during a pick-up game involving members of the Rochester Lacrosse Club.

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An AED on Every Field

May 23, 2018

If you are ready to make the commitment to have an AED on your sidelines, US Lacrosse wants to help. Through a partnership with One Beat, discounted AED devices are available to all members of the lacrosse community.

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Video: Nutrition, Hydration & Sleep for Youth Athletes

May 02, 2018

It’s no secret that athletes have to take care of their bodies in order to play their best. That’s a given. But more than getting peak performance, athletes who cut corners could also be putting themselves at higher risk for injury.

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Six Hydration Tips for Healthy Athletes

Apr 19, 2018

A healthy diet and good eating habits are essential for a young athlete's development and performance. Similarly, proper hydration helps an athlete to maintain peak performance and avoid dehydration.

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