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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...

2014-07-15 16:24:44

All-Pro Haden will suit up with head and body protection from Unequal GLEN MILLS, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Browns All-Pro defensive back Joe Haden has signed a multi-year endorsement agreement with Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection. Haden will wear the Viper Girdle for hip, thigh and tailbone protection, and the Unequal GYRO in his helmet. Haden chose to go all-in with Unequal's advanced protection for...

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,...

2014-06-20 16:22:15

Revised standard will require helmets to limit certain concussion-causing forces, both linear and rotational BOSTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors has approved a revised football helmet standard that will require helmets to be tested for certain concussion causing forces. This is the first helmet standard to include testing for forces that are specific to concussion risk. "The...

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,...

2014-05-19 12:29:04

It joins the NRG Quantum Plus(TM) as one of the "Best Available" football helmets in the market; All Rawlings adult-size helmets receive at least 4-Star score in Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings(TM) ST. LOUIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rawlings NRG Tachyon(TM) football helmet, the newest adult-size football helmet from Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), was rated as 5 Stars, the "Best Available" rating in the 2014 Virginia Tech...


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