Video: Mental Toughness – The Coaches Perspective

Feb 26, 2018

"Mental toughness is generally one of the most talked about topics, but the least understood,” says Matt Nein, a certified strength & conditioning specialist based in Salisbury, Maryland. “It’s about passion and a full commitment to long-term goals.”

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Celebrate Healthy Heart Month With an AED Purchase

Feb 05, 2018

The latest reminder about the importance of an on-site AED occurred last week in Buffalo, where a University at Buffalo club lacrosse player was saved due to immediate application of CPR and an AED.  

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US Lacrosse CEO Included in ESPN Story on Commotio Cordis

Dec 20, 2017

Steve Stenersen, president and CEO of US Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse, was among the interviewees in a ESPN Outside the Lines segment that originally aired Wednesday afternoon about the phenomenon of commotio cordis in athletes.

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Study: State Laws Helping to Reduce Concussions

Nov 06, 2017

A new study from the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado has found that these state-level TBI laws have been beneficial in reducing the rate of new and recurrent concussion among U.S. high school athletes.

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Video: Strength & Conditioning for The Youth Athlete

Oct 19, 2017

No longer the domain of elite athletes only, structured strength and conditioning regiments are becoming common practice among high school and middle school athletes seeking to energize their lacrosse development.

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US Lacrosse Announces Funding for Three Research Studies

Oct 09, 2017

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

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Six Essential Safety Guidelines for Lacrosse Parents

Oct 05, 2017

One of US Lacrosse’s highest priorities is its commitment to the safety and well-being of all participants. US Lacrosse offers six guidelines that all parents should consider to create the safest playing environment for youth.

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Video: Using Research to Understand Injury Risk

Jul 24, 2017

You don’t have to be a trained research specialist in order to contribute to the scientific process of making lacrosse safer. That was one of the main messages from Lisa Hepburn, PhD, a scientist with the MedStar Sports Medicine Research Center, during a presentation at the 2017 US Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium. Anybody associated with lacrosse can help to provide injury surveillance data.

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Applications Being Accepted for Safety Research Grants

May 31, 2017

The Center for Sport Science at US Lacrosse 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 June 25, 2017. 

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Speaking From The Heart

Apr 07, 2017

Dr. Jeff Mandak, a board certified cardiologist, has served as a US Lacrosse volunteer for over 15 years and spearheaded efforts to expand the availability of AEDs throughout the lacrosse community to offset the risk of sudden cardiac death.

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