Female Lacrosse Players At Higher Risk Than Males For Head, Face And Eye Injuries

Mon, 12 Feb 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Despite playing a game with less physical contact, female lacrosse players in high school and college suffer more injuries about the head than males. Until recently, the only required protective equipment for females was a mouth guard. This study of female lacrosse injuries supports the mandated use of protective eyewear. ...