Return to Playing Lacrosse Advisory Group Issues First Weekly Brief

May 08, 2020

The Return to Playing Lacrosse Advisory Group has issued its first weekly brief.

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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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US Lacrosse Establishes Return to Play Advisory Group

May 04, 2020

US Lacrosse has established a “Return to Playing Lacrosse” advisory group in an effort to help provide informed guidance to the lacrosse community as it relates to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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US Lacrosse Hosting Free Webinars to Support Child Abuse Prevention

Apr 14, 2020

This Thursday, April 16, US Lacrosse will host the first in a series of three webinars intended to provide coaches, program leaders, and parents with educational content that raises awareness about child abuse prevention and safety.

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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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Tragedy Averted: The Importance of CPR Training and AEDs

Feb 25, 2020

Jeff Bambrick, a lieutenant and training paramedic with the Tacoma Fire Department, knew to start chest compressions immediately. His 20-year career had prepared him for this moment.

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Make a Difference: Team Up Speak Up

Feb 21, 2020

During the week of March 1-7, every lacrosse coach is encouraged to give the short, simple speech to their players to help change the concussion culture.

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Research Report Highlights 2019 Projects

Feb 07, 2020

The 2019 Research Report includes updates of studies about women’s headgear, mental health programs for youth athletes, and youth concussions, among others.

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Acompora Foundation: AED is Common Sense

Feb 03, 2020

The only effective response to commotio cordis is the timely delivery of a life-saving shock or defibrillation. Had there been an AED on the field at Northport, Louis’ life may have been saved.

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SafeSport’s Impact is Potentially a Life Changer

Jan 29, 2020

Research shows a strong correlation between early adversity (before the age of 18) and poor outcomes later in life. There’s a direct link between childhood trauma, such as sexual abuse, and adult onset of chronic disease, depression, and suicide. 

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