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College Lacrosse Featured in Key Concussion Study

0 - Published March 31, 2014 by in College, Lifestyle

College lacrosse and accelerometers are finally coming together on a large scale. A study launched at Sacred Heart University is monitoring head impacts with accelerometers for the entire season. Along with the sensor data, the study will utilize neurocognitive measures (tests of thinking and memory), IQ scores, mood assessments, and drug dependency screens to compare […]

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Sports Science and Safety Committee Announces Research Funding

0 - Published February 28, 2014 by in General

Guided by the leadership of its Sports Science and Safety Committee, US Lacrosse is providing nearly $78,000 of its $185,000 annual research budget to support three studies during its first funding cycle for 2014. Additional funding grants are expected to be announced in coming months as the national governing body fulfills its research budget for […]

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Concussions in Lacrosse: Part 2 of 3

0 - Published November 5, 2013 by in Lifestyle

Last week, we covered the basics of what a concussion actually is, what symptoms can be experienced, and the common causes in the game of lacrosse. In this post, I’ll be discussing why we should care about concussions and what type of consequences can be associated with this type of injury. A 2012 study reported that among high school sports, concussion rate was […]

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Concussions in Lacrosse: Part 1 of 3

0 - Published October 28, 2013 by in Lifestyle

Over the past few months, concussions have been gaining more and more attention in the media, schools, sports leagues, and the medical world. FRONTLINE recently aired League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, which left viewers reeling about the subject. Around the same time, Lacrosse Magazine published a few stories on concussions, including one featuring […]

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Monday Funday Lacrosse Drop Is REAL

21 - Published March 7, 2011 by in College, Gear

Connor has been feeling the Lacrosse Drop love lately. He just can’t stop with these things. Since there’s so much lax to talk about, we’ll let him continue to create super posts. After all, LAS is for the children. We’ll start with highlights and move quickly to headshots. Not cool.

The Sports Guy And Gladwell Take On The Writers Room

4 - Published January 14, 2010 by in Lifestyle

Concussions in football have been a major topic swirling the media-sphere and in a recent ESPN article, Bill Simmons talked to Malcom Gladwell and lacrosse was mentioned. Some of your favorite LaxAllStars writers give their take. Open the door and step into a lively debate in “The Writer’s Room”.