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2014-02-02 23:02:27

A New Wall Street Journal Poll Found that 40% of Adults would Discourage their Children from Playing Football out of Concerns Related to Concussions. Flood Law can Provide Support for Parents with Questions about their Children who may have allegedly Suffered Concussions During High School Football Events. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 In the light of a new poll published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ Online, 1/31/14), Flood Law Group, a nationally respected personal injury...

Differences In Concussion Risk Between Football Helmets
2014-01-31 08:34:19

Virginia Tech Football helmets can be designed to reduce the risk of concussions, according to a new study by some of the nation's leading concussion researchers published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery. The study analyzed head impact data compiled from eight collegiate football teams that included Virginia Tech, University of North Carolina, University of Oklahoma, Dartmouth College, Brown University, University of Minnesota, Indiana University, and University of Illinois. Six...

2014-01-27 23:26:31

A research trial jointly conducted by head impact researchers Impakt Protective and the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) shows that 13 year old football players suffer hits to the head equal to those of 18 year olds despite being younger, lighter and with developing brains. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Many youth football programs are seeing declines in participation with tightening budgets and concussion fears of parents. The study conducted last summer...

2014-01-24 08:22:48

New Research Grants Will Advance Sports Safety OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors has approved the development of a revised football helmet standard that will require helmets to limit certain concussion causing forces. The NOCSAE action to move forward the development of a more comprehensive helmet standard was taken on the heels of new NOCSAE-funded research which...

2014-01-21 16:20:20

Snowboard qualifiers Torah Bright, Arielle and Taylor Gold and others gain protective edge with Unequal® sports gear GLEN MILLS, Pa., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As qualifiers make final preparations for the winter games in Sochi this February, athletes in snowboarding, slopestyle, ski cross, hockey and bobsled have turned to Unequal Technologies' highly protective, ultrathin sports gear for an additional edge in competition. In halfpipe snowboarding, Australia's 2010 Olympic...

2014-01-20 23:20:24

Motorcycle riding gear retailer introduces the new 2014 Bell motorcycle helmet collection. West New York, NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 In the world of motorcycle helmets, few companies have the reputation and longevity of Bell motorcycle helmets. Bell has crafted helmets for street, cruiser and full on adventure touring riders. Motochanic is proud to carry Bell’s complete collection of helmets. Bell helmets are quickly becoming a favorite among BMW, Harley Davidson, Victory, Triumph and...

2014-01-15 23:26:56

Revision expects $21 million award to bring 43 jobs back to Newport, Vermont, where the helmets are manufactured. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, wins a contract to supply the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) - Troop Support with 90,000 Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH). One of only two qualified and approved suppliers for the current ACH, Revision expects this $21 million award to bring 43 jobs back to Newport,...

2014-01-10 23:04:12

Brain Sentry's initial focus is to provide sensors for the three most popular helmeted contact sports: football, lacrosse and hockey with the goal of protecting athletes and families from being devastated by sports-related brain injuries. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Brain Sentry Impact Sensor, an innovative helmet-mounted device that alerts when an athlete suffers a rapid - and potentially dangerous - acceleration of the head, has been selected by Rockville, MD-based...

Brain Injury Contact Sports
2013-12-12 11:20:44

[ Watch The Video: Effects Of Head Impacts In College Athletics ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Leagues for professional contact sports have been increasingly concerned with the impact of concussions on the long-term mental health of their athletes. However, new research from Indiana University has indicated that concussions may only be part of the story. According to the researchers’ report in the journal Neurology, a single season of full-contact, college...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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