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Lacrosse is a rapidly growing, fast-paced sport that is physical in nature with both player-to-player contact and stick-to-player contact. Lacrosse is a sport that challenges the entire body and requires a great amount of sprinting, cutting, agility, and hand-eye coordination. Due to the competitive nature of the sport, athletes experience many injuries ranging from acute trauma to chronic overuse injuries. COMMON INJURIES: Concussions are fairly common in lacrosse and usually occur from collisions with other players, getting hit in the head by a stick or the ball, or from a fall. Shoulder injuries

“The specific training aims of a preseason in team sports include injury prevention, strength and power development, conditioning development and tactical training.” (Burgess, 2014) It is important to establish a general preparatory phase at the beginning of the preseason in order to ensure athletes have the requisite movement patterns, proper techniques, and strength to begin an intensive preseason strength and hypertrophy program. The goal in the preseason is to build “body armor.” This body armor enables the body to better withstand the loads and demands about to be placed on the muscles