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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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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Applications Being Accepted for Safety Research Grants

Mar 06, 2018

The US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science is accepting research grant applications that will investigate issues within the broad discipline of sports medicine.  For full consideration, grant proposals should be received by May 25, 2018. Funding decisions will be announced by US Lacrosse in July, with grants distributed in August.

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