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2014-08-26 12:25:45

Air Leak Issue in Helmets Could Increase Player's Risk of Sustaining Head or Neck Injuries PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadSmart(TM)Labs, a Healy Ventures LLC company, today announced preliminary findings from its pilot study on football helmet inflation. The study indicated a widespread air leak issue where Riddell brand air-bladder equipped helmets were unable to sustain inflated air pressure which could potentially pose an increased risk of concussion to athletes who wear the...

2014-08-26 12:25:06

World's Leading Helmet Manufacturer Combines Flexibility and Functionality; Latest Offering Aims to Enhance Player Performance and Protection ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of football helmets has arrived. Riddell today officially introduced the SpeedFlex, a new helmet that reduces impact force transfer to the athlete by selectively adding flexibility to key helmet components. The latest offering from the world's leading helmet manufacturer also boasts...

2014-08-07 16:25:02

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is dedicated to improving athletic equipment and decreasing injuries in sports. As the Fall sports season begins, the conversation surrounding helmets and concussion prevention increases. To help anyone pursuing a story on helmets, standards, testing or concussions, many of the experts from NOCSAE are available for interviews. Experts: Mike Oliver, executive...

2014-07-21 23:10:47

Dr. John Lloyd of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced today that football head injuries and concussions can be reduced up to 50 percent with their new helmet safety breakthrough. San Antonio, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. John Lloyd PhD of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced their latest breakthrough in football helmet safety today. The unique new helmet technology promises to provide up to 50 percent more protection against football head injuries and concussions. The technology has wide...

2014-07-05 23:02:35

The Impact Diverting Helmet System Jenkintown, PA (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 American entrepreneur Calvin Millwood has developed an innovative helmet called The Preventer that could potentially save hundreds of lives and prevent life-threatening injuries. Described as a ‘helmet within a helmet’, The Preventer was created to protect professional athletes, sports enthusiasts and children from dangerous and sometimes fatal concussions. Millwood has created a prototype of the wonder device,...

2014-06-19 12:21:21

New stamps round out the set of CFL commemorative stamps OTTAWA, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - With less than a month until the much-anticipated return of Ottawa to the Canadian Football League* (CFL(®)), Canada Post is issuing two Ottawa REDBLACKS(TM) Permanent(TM) domestic rate stamps. The stamps add to the CFL commemorative issues initiated in 2012, which pay tribute to the legendary stories and players that make up the history of the CFL and celebrate the league's exciting future....

2014-05-29 20:22:19

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) joined some of the nation's leading sports officials and medical experts, parents and young athletes for the first White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit. NOCSAE is an independent and nonprofit standard-setting body with the sole mission to enhance athletic safety through scientific research and the creation of performance standards for protective...

2014-05-27 20:21:27

Protecting Against Injury Does Not Start or End With Helmet Purchase OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) applauds and encourages the growing research in the area of concussion protection for athletes, including the work released this month by Virginia Tech. Coaches, consumers and parents should be aware that while the STAR rating system suggests the purchase of specific football helmets,...

2014-05-13 12:34:57

Team physician's report aggregates data from multiple sources and the numbers tell a dramatic story ARGYLE, Texas, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Chad Stephens, D.O., released today an independent report which examines the medical opinion of leading neurosurgeons that 'helmets with Unequal® predict a significantly lower risk of concussions.' Analysis includes field data gathered on the number of concussions sustained by 1,159 high school players of various ages and skill levels...

2014-03-26 08:25:31

LOWELL, Mass., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenith, LLC ("Xenith"), based in Lowell, Massachusetts, announced that it has become "An Authorized Supplier of Helmets to the NFL". Xenith football helmet technology has been on the field since 2009 at all levels of play and a growing number of NFL players have chosen to wear Xenith helmets. With the designation as "An Authorized Supplier of Helmets to the NFL," Xenith will continue to offer NFL players its helmets, including new X2E...


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