SafeSport Symposium Will Help Launch LaxCon 2020

Jan 08, 2020

Abuse, on any level and in any form, must never be part of the youth sports experience, and US Lacrosse believes that education and awareness are important tools for helping to prevent abuse and misconduct against youth. 

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Help Wanted: Women’s Headgear Study

Dec 16, 2019

With funding support from US Lacrosse, Dr. Daniel Herman of the University of Florida is conducting the largest research study ever launched to evaluate injury rate differences between helmeted and non-helmeted high school girls players.

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Consensus Statement on Sport-Related Concussions in Youth Sports

Dec 05, 2019

A panel of experts conducted an extensive review of the current literature on concussions before making 26 recommendations for the prevention, assessment, and management of sports-related concussions among young athletes.

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Consumer Alert from SEI Regarding Lacrosse Balls

Nov 26, 2019

The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) has issued two recent warnings regarding lacrosse balls from Signature Lacrosse, and provided a statement to US Lacrosse concerning Signature Lacrosse ball models.

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US Lacrosse Extends Research Funding for Girls’ Injury Study

Oct 07, 2019

The Center for Sport Science at US Lacrosse has announced continued funding for an ongoing research study at the University of Florida that is designed to provide greater insights about the risk of injury among high school girls’ lacrosse players. 

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US Lacrosse Adds SafeSport Training Benefit to All Adult Coach Memberships

Jul 08, 2019

US Lacrosse is adding a new benefit to all adult coach memberships in order to further enhance player safety. Effective August 1, 2019, all adult coach memberships will require online SafeSport training. This benefit will be provided at no additional cost to members. 

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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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NOCSAE Issues Consumer Alert About “KSONE” Lacrosse Balls

Jun 07, 2019

NOCSAE announced Thursday that none of the KSONE branded lacrosse balls are certified to NOCSAE standards. NOCSAE’s statement notes that these balls feature falsified markings that imply NOCSAE certification.

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Research Study: Lacrosse Injuries, Concussions More Prevalent Among Youth Boys

Jun 04, 2019

Youth boys’ lacrosse players have lower time-loss injury rates than older male lacrosse participants, but also have higher all-injury, concussion, and checking-related injury rates.

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US Lacrosse Partners with Go4Ellis

May 23, 2019

In an effort to help improve the safety of young lacrosse players, US Lacrosse has agreed to a partnership with Go4Ellis, an online platform that helps connect events with athletic trainers. Go4Ellis is a “Recommended Event Partner” of US Lacrosse.

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