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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...

2014-05-15 08:28:26

LOWELL, Mass., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenith, LLC ("Xenith"), based in Lowell, Massachusetts, announced that "the Xenith X2E and EPIC Varsity football helmets earned 5-STARS (the highest possible), from the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings(TM)." Chuck Huggins, Xenith's President, commented: "We are pleased that Xenith's entire 2014 varsity helmet line achieved the 5-STAR Virginia Tech Rating. Xenith consistently strives to offer players better fit, comfort and protection. The...

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...

2014-03-25 23:02:27

Los Angeles Jury Finds Helmet Maker Not Responsible for Football Player's Injury Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The law firm of Yukevich | Cavanaugh is pleased to announce a full defense verdict obtained on behalf of its client, Riddell, Inc. The unanimous verdict was reached on Thursday, March 20, 2014 and comes on the heels of a four week trial, brought by a 21-year old former player who claimed a Riddell helmet failed to protect him from severe brain damage during a...

2014-03-05 23:29:59

Impakt Protective is pleased to announce two important partnerships with offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif as a player endorser and neurosurgeon Julian Bailes MD as an advisory board member for the Shockbox helmet sensor technology. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As the number 1 ranked prospect for the 2014 CFL draft, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has also been courted by over 25 NFL teams. The 6'5" and 315lb offensive lineman recently posted an impressive 37 reps in the...


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