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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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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Study: Good Sleep Quality Helps Youth Concussion Recovery

Nov 14, 2018

Young athletes who have good sleep quality after sustaining a concussion were more likely to recover within two weeks.

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Four Research Studies Receive US Lacrosse Funding Grants

Sep 19, 2018

The US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science has awarded new research funding to four projects that will investigate issues related to lacrosse-specific sports medicine and performance. 

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Doing More to Protect Youth Athletes

Aug 01, 2018

Sports can often be a positive environment for youth, where they are able to develop physically, emotionally, and socially. Unfortunately, sports can also be an environment for sexual misconduct, including abuse. 

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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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US Lacrosse Expanding Its SafeSport Program

Jul 20, 2018

The latest step taken by US Lacrosse to help advance player safety is the hire of Abby Morris as the full-time manager for the SafeSport Program.

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Why Are National Background Screenings Important

Jun 19, 2018

Many leagues and teams are indeed doing a great job making sure safe, trusted coaches are on the field. But we cannot be sure that local checks include national databases that might help keep predators out of our sport.

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US Lacrosse Expands Background Screening for Coaches

May 29, 2018

US Lacrosse is now offering all adult coach members the option to initiate a free background screening as part of their membership benefits. The no-cost offer comes as part of US Lacrosse’s expanded partnership agreement with the National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI), one of the nation’s leading providers of background screening services. 

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