NFHS Concussion Training The National Federation of State High School Associations has teamed up with the CDC to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in sports. This free online course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion.
NFHS Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one cause of death in the United States for student athletes during exercise. Caused by a structural or electrical problem associated with the heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest happens when the heart unexpectedly stops beating and pumping blood. With content developed by Simon’s Fund, this course will help you learn and recognize the warning signs and symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Also included are tips for what to do in the critical moments after an individual suddenly c
The SafeSport Initiative is a program developed by the U.S. Olympic Committee to create and support a healthy, supportive environment for all participants in youth sports. Penn Jr. Lacrosse supports this initiative and is committed to providing the education and resources to promote a safe environment for our players.
Additional concussion information from HEADS UP: Heads Up is a series of educational initiatives, developed by CDC, that all have a common goal: Protect kids and teens by raising awareness and informing action to improve prevention, recognition, and response to concussion and other serious brain injuries.
Lacrosse Magazine is the flagship publication of US Lacrosse. LM has the distinction as the first feature magazine dedicated to the fastest game on two feet, and is the most widely-read lacrosse publication in the world.
US Lacrosse provides a leadership role in virtually every aspect of the game throughout the United States, and offers a number of programs and information services to its national membership and more than one million lacrosse enthusiasts throughout the country.