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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...

2014-07-30 08:29:13

CALGARY, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - FGL Sports is voluntarily recalling the Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo Bike and Skateboard Helmets as a precautionary measure due to a potential safety concern. The Company has learned that a manufacturing defect may cause cracks to appear near the rivets securing the helmet's chinstrap, posing a potential safety hazard to users. FGL Sports is the exclusive retailer of Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo Bike and Skateboard Helmets and affected units were sold at...

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,...

2014-06-26 23:09:30

Arena Football League partners with Brain Sentry to help its coaches and trainers identify players who should be assessed for possible concussion. Announcement made in conjunction with National Athletic Trainer's Association annual meeting. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Arena Football League (AFL), in partnership with Brain Sentry, today became the first professional sports league to require helmet-mounted sensors. The announcement was made by AFL Commissioner, Jerry B....

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...

2014-06-19 12:29:58

Leatt Presents Innovative Helmet Technology - Significantly Smaller than Competitors' Helmets, Designed to Prevent Concussions in Motocross, Cycling CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a global developer of personal protective equipment for athletes, in extreme sports, including the Leatt-Brace®, which helps prevent devastating cervical spine injuries in helmeted sports, today announced that it has introduced to the trade press two...

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,...

2014-05-15 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...


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