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? […]

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Lacrosse Head Injuries in Focus: Emphasis on Headgear

The Denver Post recently came out with a great article regarding the increasing awareness of lacrosse concussions and the steps the sport is taking to protect their athletes with lacrosse headgear.  There has been a major movement lately to require high school girls to protect themselves from lacrosse concussions with the use of helmets being […]

Why Wear Protective Headgear in Non-Contact Sports & Situations?

Why Wear Protective Headgear in Non-Contact Sports & Situations?

If you have ever experienced a head-related injury or watched your child take a serious hit during game-play, you understand the importance of protective headgear. Whether the regulations require headgear or not, it is important for you and/or your child to protect themselves and limit the risk of head injuries that could have potentially long-term […]

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Head Injuries in Sports Impacting High School Athletic Programs

Concussions in sports are a growing issue as well as finding adequate ways to protect our children on the field. Whether a concussion results in severe damage or prevents an individual from playing the game they love, finding a safe solution is a necessity for athletic departments and organize sport organizations. The NFHS (National Federation […]

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MHS testing new safety helmets to prevent head injuries

Last fall The Malibu Times ran an article on the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and its institution of preventative measures to protect athletes against brain injury. A year later we explore new measures being taken at Malibu High School. Read more.

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Sports Safety – Injury Statistics and Incidence Rates

In the United States, about 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sports, and more than 3.5 million injuries each year, which cause some loss of time of participation, are experienced by the participants. Almost one-third of all injuries incurred in childhood are sports-related injuries. By far, the most common injuries […]

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Attention College Sports Fans: CDC and NCAA Team Up on Head Trauma Safety

http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/sports/cdc_ncaa.html Be sure to cheer for concussion safety and your favorite college sports team this season, as CDC and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) have teamed up to create concussion educational resources for coaches, student-athletes, team medical staff, and college sports fans. Each of these resources includes important information on concussion signs and symptoms, […]