MedStar Sports Medicine has engaged in research activities in partnership with US Lacrosse for more than 15 years. Guided by the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee, MedStar researchers have studied a wide range of issues related to improving the safety and enjoyment of the sport for all ages. The research findings have been used by US Lacrosse to inform development of new rules, protective equipment, and sport safety policies.

Meet the Team


Lisa Hepburn, PhD, MPH
Sports Medicine Research


Andrew Lincoln, ScD, MS
Sports Medicine Research


Office Information

Address: 2 Loveton Circle, Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
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Hours of Operation

By Appointment Only.

Active areas of research include:

  • Lacrosse injury surveillance
  • Concussion research
  • Evaluations of rules, equipment and programs
  • Injury risk reduction programs
  • The youth lacrosse experience