HELMETFITHELMET INFLATION SYSTEM With an app-controlled handheld electric pump, HelmetFit eliminates the guesswork of the helmet inflation process and establishes a custom fit for every player. HelmetFit streamlines the helmet fitting process by recording the air pressure at each inflation point. This creates the ability to pinpoint and save a custom fit for each player. […]
Concussions in Girls Sports: UW-Madison study, the largest in the U.S.
Concussions in Girls Sports: UW-Madison study on soft shell headgear largest in the U.S. UW-Madison has recently conducted the largest study of it’s kind on soft shell protective headbands. The study followed nearly 3,000 female soccer players, mostly in Wisconsin area high schools. Researchers initially found it difficult to convince coaches to take part. In […]
Could soccer headgear reduce concussion risk?
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. And participation is rising in the United States, where it’s widely considered a safer alternative to other contact sports like football, which is facing heightened scrutiny as media coverage of brain injuries among NFL players has trained a spotlight on the sport’s risks. But soccer players […]
Heading Soccer Ball Linked To Concussion Symptoms
There have been more studies around soccer and the potential effects heading the ball may have on a player. Read the full story at CNN.
MMA Head Injuries & Other Long Term Damage
Athletes that participate in mixed martial arts know to expect injuries. It’s just part of the sport. However, they may not realize the seriousness of the injury and the long-term damage it can inflict. Permanent damage often results from the person returning to fighting before they have completely healed. Brain Injuries The most common and […]
Common Injuries in Volleyball
When you think of sports injuries, activities like football, boxing and mixed marital arts come to mind. You may not think many injuries in volleyball happen since it isn’t a contact sport. After all, you’re only supposed to use your hands to hit the ball. Unfortunately, injuries in volleyball like concussions are more common than you might […]
Protecting Kids Who Play Field Hockey
Field hockey is a fast-moving sport with many players moving in all directions. Injuries are often unavoidable and seldom serious. However, for worried parents, they can help protect their kids who play field hockey to ensure they continue to play the sport they love without serious or long-term damage. Don’t Forget the Warmup While most […]
The Risk of Head Injuries in MMA
Mixed martial arts is an exciting sport as you watch competitors battle each other brutally for victory. Most of the time, injuries are not as bad as they appear with more blood and sweat than actual damage. Concussions in MMA are common, and most people seldom think twice about them. Fighters take a hit, get […]
Lacrosse Helmets: Why aren’t girls required to wear them?
Concussions in sports is a rising topic across the globe, and lacrosse concussions are just as dangerous as the rest. In boys lacrosse at the high school level across the country, lacrosse helmets are required and rightfully so, but there’s a discrepancy that needs to be addressed; why aren’t girls required to wear lacrosse helmets? […]