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Do Girls Need Lacrosse Helmets?


Dr. Joseph Crisco, the Henry F. Lippitt Professor of Orthopaedics, recently invited female lacrosse players ranging in age from 12 to 28 into his Rhode Island Hospital lab to swing their sticks for a project titled “Head Accelerations from Various Stick Checks in Girls’ Lacrosse.” Read More…

Posted in: Helmets, Womens Lax

Brown University To Conduct First Helmet Study For Women’s Lacrosse


In March, we wrote a story on the Bullis girls lacrosse team wearing helmets. Head Coach, Kathleen Lloyd, made it mandatory for every girl on the team to wear helmets after nine players received concussions the previous season. The Bullis Bulldogs wore custom rugby helmets. Today, Newsday revealed Brown University will be conducting the first helmet study for girls lacrosse. Read More…

Posted in: Helmets, Womens Lax

MLL Implements Mandatory Baseline Neurocognitive Test

Boston, MA (April 25, 2011) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today it will become one of the first professional sports leagues to require a baseline neurocognitive test that determines an athlete’s ability to return to play after suffering a concussion. Keep Reading…

Cascade CPX-R Helmet Review

Cascade CPX-R Helmet Review

Now that I’ve had a chance to play in the CPX-R and take a couple good hits I think I can honestly say that the CPX-R couples the comfort of the Pro-7 with the fit of the original CPX. Keep Reading…

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Lax Ranch x Wall Ball Clinic

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Video: Defender Mouthguard Explained

Defender Mouthguard protects against possible causes of concussions during an athletic event as explained by Defender employees Oct. 20, 2010 in West Nyack. Keep Reading…

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