Lacrosse Leading to More Injuries


By Alabama News Network

Lacrosse is becoming more popular in high schools, but it's also leading to more injuries.

Researchers say more than 170,000 students now play the sport.

Over a four year period, those athletes experienced about 1,400 injuries.

22% of them were concussions.

A study in The American Journal of Sports Medicine calls on high schools to strictly enforce rules on the field to try to limit injuries.

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