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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Free Presentation on Nutrition & Hydration for Youth Athletes

Apr 10, 2018

US Lacrosse and MedStar Sports Medicine will host a free presentation on April 19 by pediatric sports medicine and nutrition experts, Dr. Lindsay Jones and Dr. Kari Kindschi, about healthy eating and drinking recommendations for youth athletes. 

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Peapod Named Official Online Grocer of US Lacrosse

Mar 28, 2018

US Lacrosse announced today that Peapod, known for exceptional customer service, quality and value, has been named as the official online grocer of US Lacrosse.  

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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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Team Up Speak Up – Change the Concussion Culture

Feb 23, 2018

US Lacrosse and the Concussion Legacy Foundation have designated March 1 as “Team Up Speak Up Day.” Every lacrosse coach in America is being asked to give a simple, one-minute speech at the beginning of the season that helps keep athletes safe from concussion and improves the concussion culture. 

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No Off-Season for Proper Nutrition

Dec 20, 2017

Maintaining healthy diet habits throughout the off-season can greatly benefit young athletes in preparation for the next lacrosse season. 

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Low Back Injuries to be Topic of Free Presentation

Jun 28, 2017

The US Lacrosse - MedStar Sports Medicine "Health & Performance Speaker Series" resumes on Thursday, July 20 with a free presentation featuring Dr. Justin Tortolani, an orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, who will address the issue of “Low Back Injuries in the Lacrosse Athlete.” 

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