Lacrosse Leading to More Injuries

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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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