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USA Lacrosse is constantly striving to help lacrosse athletes play safer, smarter, and stronger.

Our investment in performance research and injury prevention is part of that unwavering commitment to game safety. Since the launch of our organization in 1998, USA Lacrosse has invested nearly $2 million in health and safety related research funding to improve the well-being of lacrosse participants at all levels of play.

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Serving as a national leader

Our medical and science experts have developed many policies to support a better lacrosse experience for all. Some of these policies, research summaries, and other resources can be accessed below. 

Expanding the Base of Knowledge

The Center for Sports Science & Safety at USA Lacrosse serves as a national hub for the study of health, performance, and safety in lacrosse. Created in 2016, the Center is devoted to research, education, collaboration, policy development, and best practice guidelines that benefit the safety and wellness of lacrosse players and organizations. Copies of recent research reports are provided below.

Center for Sports Science & Safety