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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CDC Issues New Guideline for Youth Concussions

Oct 18, 2018

The Guideline consists of 19 sets of clinical recommendations that cover diagnosis, prognosis, management and treatment of concussion. These recommendations are for healthcare providers working in all practice settings.

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Understanding the Risk of Heat Illness During the Summer Season

Jul 31, 2018

Summertime has become a prime season for youth lacrosse, with many players heavily engaged with the sport during the hottest time of the year. The coupling of lacrosse activity with summer weather can lead to a greater risk of heat related illness.

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Six Hydration Tips for Healthy Athletes

Apr 19, 2018

A healthy diet and good eating habits are essential for a young athlete's development and performance. Similarly, proper hydration helps an athlete to maintain peak performance and avoid dehydration.

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No Off-Season for Proper Nutrition

Dec 20, 2017

Maintaining healthy diet habits throughout the off-season can greatly benefit young athletes in preparation for the next lacrosse season. 

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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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Adjusted Boys’ Checking Rules Favorably Received

Aug 16, 2017

One of the key points of emphasis in the 2017 boys’ youth rules for 12U, 10U, and 8U addressed allowable body and stick checking. Limitations on body checks at those age levels are intended to help players in developing the fundamental skills of lacrosse while instilling a love and excitement of playing the game.

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Reviewing the Draw Rule After One Season

Jul 17, 2017

Arguably the most noteworthy revision to the women's lacrosse rules last year involved Rule 5, Section 2, governing the draw. Beginning in 2017, players below the restraining lines on the draw were not allowed to cross the lines until possession had been established. 

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