News and Media


‘A Miracle at Hargaden Field’: AED use proves vital at Loyola Blakefield lacrosse game

  • The Baltimore Sun, April 26, 2021

Those Who Rushed to Peter Laake’s Aid Detail How They Saved His Life

  • USA Lacrosse Magazine, April 22, 2021

AED Helps Save Life of Loyola Blakefield (Md.) Lacrosse Player

  • USA Lacrosse Magazine, April 19, 2021

NOCSAE 2021 Winter Meeting Recap

  • NSGA National Sporting Goods Association,, Feb. 5, 2021

LaxCon 2021: Understanding Lacrosse Equipment Standards

  • USA Lacrosse Magazine, Jan. 25, 2021

Feeling Safe, Feeling Confident in Youth Sports; Building Confidence in Young Athletes

  • Ultimate Sports Parent Radio, Nov. 3, 2020

NOCSAE Head Protection Standards With Mike Oliver – Skull Sessions, Podcast #2

  • Sports Medicine Concepts’ Skull Session Sports Emergency Care Podcast, Dec. 4, 2019

Protecting Young Athletes

  • WLTZ First News, May 29, 2019

Mike Oliver and Karen Acompora Discuss Critical Steps Parents and Coaches can Take to Protect our Kids on the Field.

  • ESPN Radio 98.7 FM: New York Sports and Beyond podcast, May 24, 2019

Heart to Heart: NOCSAE, USL Work to Reduce Risk of Commotio Cordis

  • US Lacrosse Magazine, Dec. 7, 2018

US Lacrosse Approves Rule Change to Enhance Heart Protection for Athletes

  • US Lacrosse blog, Oct. 23, 2018

New Standards for Youth Football Helmets are on the Horizon

  • The San Diego Union Tribune, June 22, 2018

New Athletic Equipment Standards Voted in, Protecting Kids on the Field

  • 10News ABC San Diego KGTV, June 22, 2018

New Football Helmet Standard to Take Effect In 2018

  • Texas Public Radio, February 2, 2018

New Football Helmet Test Could Help Protect Kids from Concussions

  • Today Show, September 29, 2017

Legacy of a Stopped Heart

  • ESPN, December 21, 2017

New Football Helmet Standards Aimed at Reducing Concussions Will Measure Rotational Forces

  • Kansas City Star, March 31, 2017

Chest Protectors Guard Against Deadly Blows to Chest

  • Associated Press, May 31, 2016