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Breaking: Women’s Lacrosse Players have to Wear Helmets in Florida

Breaking: Women's Lacrosse Players have to Wear Helmets in Florida

In its final meeting of the 2013-2014 school year, the Florida High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted to require helmets for girls lacrosse participants. Read More…

Posted in: Helmets, Womens Lax

Video Analysis of Lacrosse Related Concussions

May 26, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish midfield Jim Marlatt (26) battles for a loose ball during the first half of the NCAA Division I semifinals against the Loyola Maryland Greyhounds at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Baltimore, Feb. 15, 2013 – A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine may help keep athletes safer by identifying and preventing the incidence of concussion injuries in boys’ high school lacrosse. The study, led by US Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety committee member Andrew E. Lincoln, ScD, MS, director of the MedStar Sports Medicine Research Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, used video analysis technology to take a closer look at the common game interactions responsible for concussions in boys’ lacrosse. Read More…

Posted in: High School