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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...

2014-03-05 12:26:45

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 1.7 million traumatic brain injury-related hospitalizations and emergency visits occur each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With March being Brain Injury Awareness Month, the nation's emergency physicians want to promote good head health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d "Sadly, you can't prevent every brain injury from occurring," said Dr....

2014-03-04 16:21:13

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the world, motorcycles are a major contributor to road crashes that involve deaths and serious injuries. In response, many US states and foreign countries have enacted motorcycle helmet laws. Although a review of the scientific literature shows that wearing helmets has led to a marked decrease in the number of rider deaths and injuries, few studies have addressed the role played by different types of helmets in...

2014-02-24 16:23:38

UNCAP enables MLB catchers and base coaches to wear New Era team caps on-field once again GLEN MILLS, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection, is unveiling its latest innovation in head protection for baseball - the Unequal UNCAP((TM)) - to MLB(®) players and equipment managers at spring training. The UNCAP, which is lightweight, aerodynamic protection designed for catchers and base coaches, fits...

2014-02-19 23:27:32

All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing their new deal with Cairns Fire Helmets and Rescue Helmets. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Since 2001, All Hands Fire Equipment has been a supplier of fire and rescue equipment to First Responders in the United States. Consistent with a business model of offering premier products at competitive prices, All Hands Fire Equipment was recently named as an authorized dealer for one of the oldest and most recognized personal protective...

Modern Football Helmets Don't Adequately Prevent Concussions: Study
2014-02-18 12:11:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past few years, sports-related concussions have become quite the hot-button topic. Recently, a group of former professional football players banded together to pursue legal action against the National Football League after many of them suffered from life-changing mental disorders they say were brought about by repeated violent blows to the head. According to the alarming results of a new study being presented at the...

2014-02-03 12:24:34

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center explore the potential to "protect the brain from the inside out" CINCINNATI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study analyzing concussion data for NFL players during the 16-game regular season schedules for 2012 and 2013 may provide insight that could lead to safer play, including a pathway for concussion-prevention strategies. Highlights of the study include: (Logo:...

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...