New Research Provides Data on Women’s Headgear Use

Jan 07, 2021

Findings from a new research study measuring the effects of headgear in high school girls lacrosse indicate that headgear is associated with a reduction in the magnitude of overall impacts but not a change in the rate of impacts, how they occur, or how penalties were administered for impacts sustained during competition.

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Equipment Reminders from US Lacrosse

Oct 15, 2020

As the 2021 lacrosse season draws closer, there are some equipment guidelines that players, parents, coaches and officials should keep in mind. Use of required and certified equipment ensures the highest levels of safety for all participants.

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Pandemic Puts Pause on USL Funded Study of Women’s Headgear

Sep 02, 2020

The stoppage of play has not only impacted players, coaches and officials, but it’s also disrupted the work of researchers like Dr. Dan Herman, who study the game for scientific purposes.

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VIDEO: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Aug 26, 2020

MedStar Health experts share their return to play advice for coaches, parents and league leaders, and stress that easing into full activity should be a gradual process.

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How to Stay Sun Safe During Summertime Lacrosse

Aug 11, 2020

For many lacrosse athletes, summer events require many hours spent on the field under a blazing sun. Taking the proper precautions to be sun safe is vitally important.

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NGB's Unite to Launch CrashCourse Concussion Education Series

Jul 14, 2020

Following on the success of CrashCourse Football, TeachAids is beginning development of Multi-Sport Concussion Education. The first step is today’s release of the CrashCourse Brain Fly-Through, in collaboration with 17 sports national governing bodies, including US Lacrosse.

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US Lacrosse Shares "Best Practices" Guides for Return to Play

Jul 14, 2020

US Lacrosse has released a series of “best practices” guides to help coaches, parents, players and program leaders navigate the return to the field during each of the five stages of the US Lacrosse Return to Play guidelines.

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Webinar Wrapup: Risk Considerations When Return to Lacrosse Games

Jul 06, 2020

Last Thursday, US Lacrosse hosted its third webinar in a series of offerings aimed at helping the lacrosse community navigate the steps of returning to the field amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar was specifically focused on “Risk Considerations When Returning to Lacrosse Games and Practices.”

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US Lacrosse Releases Final Stage of Return to Play Recommendations

Jul 01, 2020

US Lacrosse has released information for the final stage of its Return to Play recommendations—multi-day, multi-team tournaments with teams from varying geographic regions.

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Webinar Wrapup: Prepping Athletes for a Return to Play

Jun 22, 2020

It's a marathon, not a sprint. Medical experts give guidance on prepping athletes to avoid injuries as they return to the lacrosse field after a long layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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