Concussion Awareness

We take concussions seriously

Every year, players of all ages in all sports receive concussion injuries during games and practice. Characterized by an impairment of the brain’s normal function and caused by violent shaking or jarring of the brain, concussions may cause alterations in cognitive function, vision, eye movement, facial movement, or speech. According to the US Lacrosse Association, "contrary to popular belief, no helmet in any sport can prevent a concussion."

Click on the buttons above to learn about SBLGA's concussion policy and US Lacrosse's official recommendations for lacrosse organizations. Below is a helpful infographic to help parents and coaches learn how to spot a concussion.

 

Concussion Tips