Lacrosse Health News

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Athletes With ADHD Favor Team Competition

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

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes

Why remains unclear, researchers say

Athletes Can Be Champs at Fighting Skin Infections

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

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes

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

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

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

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females

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

Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says

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

Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

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

Winning Attitude on the Field Translates to Career Success

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

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

Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines

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

Time of Month May Affect Women's Concussion Recovery

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

Young Athletes Urged to Use Face-Protecting Gear

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

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

Health Tip: Invest in Protective Eyewear for Sports

Make sure they fit and work properly

Fractures Take High Toll on High School Athletes

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

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

Football Legend Steve Young Urges Kids, Parents to Play It Safe

Experts offer tips on how to help prevent youth sports injuries

Team Sports Pep Up Middle-School Kids

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

Even in Non-Contact Sports, Mouth Guards Are Essential

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

For the Knee, Shoes and Playing Surface Matter

Study finds that cleats and natural grass make the safest combination

Blows to the Chest Up Death Risk for Lacrosse Players

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

Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

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

Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however

Innocent Blows to the Chest Can Kill

Effort to protect athletes under way