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Preventing Lacrosse Injuries

Shin splints and foot blisters are common and related to continuous running and changing field surfaces.

Though sharing general concepts of play, girls and boys lacrosse are very different with regard to allowed contact, mandated protective equipment, and injury epidemiology.

For girls, intentional body to body contact is not legal and stick checking must be directed away from an opponent's head and body toward the pocketed end of the stick only. Protective goggles and mouth pieces are mandatory, with lightweight gloves and soft headgear optional.

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