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US Lacrosse holding Sports Medicine Symposium on Jan. 11 at Pennsylvania Convention Center

Tuesday, 11th December 2018

Categories Boy's/Men's, Girl's/Women's, Posted 12/11/18

US Lacrosse is holding a Sports Medicine Symposium on Jan. 11 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, as the start of the National Convention weekend.

This one-day event, presented in partnership with MedStar Sports Medicine, is designed to be a comprehensive, national level event on men’s and women’s lacrosse-specific sports medicine for the medical and lacrosse communities.

The Symposium is open to all attendees, including team physicians, sports medicine specialists, primary care physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, medical students, coaches and allied health & fitness professionals.

The event website is:

The main portion of the day, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., is split into six primary segments, with each segment scheduled to last between 60-75 minutes.

Dr. Michael McCrea, noted concussion researcher, will present findings from the NCAA’s ongoing concussion study (CASE Consortium).

Fees and Registration
General Attendees/Medical & Allied Health Professionals – $125 – REGISTER
Medical and Non-Medical Students – $50 – REGISTER
USL Member registration
Non-USL Member
LaxCon Add-on – $35 (CEU credit not included with this option)

Note: In order to register, you will need to create a free US Lacrosse account.
USL members can login with their current credentials.

The Sports Medicine Symposium is being hosted in conjunction with the 2019 US Lacrosse Convention. While registration for each event is independent, those attendees registering for the convention may add a symposium registration for just $35. If you have previously purchased Convention registration and are now adding the Symposium, please call USL Member Services at 410-235-6882 to complete this transaction.

Advance registration for the Symposium is recommended.
Walk-up registration will be accepted at the event if space permits.

Time Event
7 a.m. – 7:40 a.m. Registration
7:40 a.m. – 8 a.m. Welcome & Symposium Overview
8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Segment 1: Head Injury
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Segment 2: Mental Health
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:45 am Segment 3: Performance & Technology
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Segment 4: Research Update (boxed lunch provided)
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m Segment 5: Overtraining & Specialization
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Segment 6: Emergency Management
3 p.m. Concluding Remarks



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