Concussions in Boys' Lacrosse

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Neal Goldman, Brand Manager for Men's Lacrosse at Brine, talks about ways to reduce the risk of concussion in boy's lacrosse, which, according to a 2011 study1 of U.S. high schools with at least one athletic trainer on staff, has the third highest concussion rate (46.6 per 100,000 athletic exposures (1 AE is one athlete participating in one organized high school athletic practice or competition, regardless of the amount of time played), behind only football (76.8) and boys' ice hockey (61.9).

1. Meehan WP, d'Hemecourt P, Collins C, Comstock RD, Assessment and Management of Sport-Related Concussions in United States High Schools. Am. J. Sports Med. 2011;20(10)(published online on October 3, 2011 ahead of print) as dol:10.1177/0363546511423503 (accessed October 3, 2011).

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