Lacrosse Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/12/2017
Athletes With ADHD Favor Team Competition

They're more likely to play contact sports like football, lacrosse and hockey, study finds

2/28/2017
Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes

Why remains unclear, researchers say

10/27/2016
Athletes Can Be Champs at Fighting Skin Infections

Watch out for shared equipment and mats as sources of fungi, bacteria and viruses

7/18/2016
3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

9/25/2015
Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

6/28/2015
Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

10/9/2014
Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

7/22/2014
Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections

6/27/2014
Winning Attitude on the Field Translates to Career Success

Former high school athletes seen as having more self-confidence and leadership abilities, study finds

3/5/2014
For Many College Athletes, the Payoff Is Lifelong Disabilities: Study

They were more likely to have physical and emotional problems later in life than non-athletes, researchers found

2/26/2014
Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines

Combined with two other simple screenings, all cases of head injury were caught, researchers report

11/13/2013
Time of Month May Affect Women's Concussion Recovery

Small study found those injured during 2 weeks before menstrual period healed more slowly

4/20/2013
Young Athletes Urged to Use Face-Protecting Gear

Mouth guards, helmets and face shields can save teeth and more, experts say

4/19/2013
Focus on One Sport Raises Young Athletes' Injury Risk: Study

Kids should not spend more hours than their age training for a sport each week, researchers say

3/11/2013
3/7/2013
Health Tip: Invest in Protective Eyewear for Sports

Make sure they fit and work properly

12/4/2012
Fractures Take High Toll on High School Athletes

Study found most of these injuries from boys' contact sports, girls' lacrosse

11/26/2012
Cardiac Screening for All Young Athletes Carries Big Price Tag: Study

More than $10 million to save one life in U.S., but critic asks why it needs to cost so much

5/4/2011
Football Legend Steve Young Urges Kids, Parents to Play It Safe

Experts offer tips on how to help prevent youth sports injuries

9/28/2010
Team Sports Pep Up Middle-School Kids

Those who participate say they feel better mentally and physically, researchers find

6/11/2010
Even in Non-Contact Sports, Mouth Guards Are Essential

They help keep people of all ages and all sports smiling, experts say

1/30/2010
For the Knee, Shoes and Playing Surface Matter

Study finds that cleats and natural grass make the safest combination

8/10/2009
Blows to the Chest Up Death Risk for Lacrosse Players

Injuries are fatal far more often than in other contact sports, study finds

7/6/2009
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

Tobacco use in movies has pervasive influence on kids, researchers say

7/6/2009
Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however

3/6/2002
Innocent Blows to the Chest Can Kill

Effort to protect athletes under way