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Texas School district to debut new bulletproof equipment for staff – VIDEO

AUSTIN (KXAN) — After the deadly high school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas over the summer, administrators at Edna Independent School District have carefully reviewed their own campus security plans. "It's our commitment to school safety, no different than we would approach academics," assistant superintendent Madelyn Maresh said Wednesday. Together, with the guidance of local… Continue reading Texas School district to debut new bulletproof equipment for staff – VIDEO

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The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Unequal Insoles

It’s common for all athletes—both pro and amateur—to suffer from foot, ankle, knee, and lower back pain, which can affect one’s health, mood, and energy level. You can reduce the risk of these injuries by replacing your current insoles with ones that absorb and disperse shock. Unequal Cushioning Sports Insoles provide 24% better shock dissipation… Continue reading The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Unequal Insoles

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The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Halo 3

“2-time Olympic Gold Medalist Briana Scurry can recount the details of the head injury that ended her career. Well…sort of. Since she doesn’t actually remember the hit, she shares what she’s been told by other people. That’s why she swears by Unequal’s protective headgear, such as the Halo 3, for staying safe on the pitch.… Continue reading The Soccer Reviews does a thorough test and report of the Halo 3

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VIDEO – Sales for bulletproof backpack shields up before back to school

SARASOTA - People are shopping for backpacks and school supplies, and some are also shopping for defensive to protect students. “What’s interesting about the orders,” Robert Vito said. “Is that it’s from parents and grandparents, and they’re ordering 5,6,7 at a time.” And sales for Unequal’s “SafeShield” keep going up. “It’s designed to stop ballistics,… Continue reading VIDEO – Sales for bulletproof backpack shields up before back to school

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Soccer Heading Worse for Women’s Brains than for Men’s

Women’s brains are much more vulnerable than men’s to injury from repeated soccer heading, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore. The study found that regions of damaged brain tissue were five times more extensive in female soccer players than in males, suggesting that sex-specific guidelines… Continue reading Soccer Heading Worse for Women’s Brains than for Men’s

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Unequal Halo 1 Protective Headgear Review

With millions of sports players getting concussions each year, it’s imperative that players protect themselves to reduce the risk of getting one. Slipping on a lightweight, comfortable, and protective Unequal headband can reduce concussion risk as much as 74%, according to Virginia Tech’s extensive independent research. Knowing you’re protected means saying goodbye to the possibility… Continue reading Unequal Halo 1 Protective Headgear Review

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Should girls who play soccer be required to wear headgear?

Coming soon to a soccer field near you — maybe: 22 girls wearing space-age headbands designed to protect them from concussions. Stemming from a growing national interest in soccer, doctors and other experts are considering whether to recommend that girls who play soccer be required to wear some type of headgear to reduce concussions. The… Continue reading Should girls who play soccer be required to wear headgear?

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Pitcher, 11, hit by line-drive, now advocating for pitcher’s safety equipment

Ralph and Nicky Warner of Midland Park have been living moment by moment since Sunday, when their son, Ralphie, suffered a fractured skull after being struck in the head by a line-drive hit during a youth baseball tournament. "He's alert and he's talking," his father, Ralph Sr., said Tuesday. "They did an MRI this morning… Continue reading Pitcher, 11, hit by line-drive, now advocating for pitcher’s safety equipment

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After a 7on7 football collision ended in brain damage, coaches and officials evaluate the game’s safety

Tasha Jefferson had just talked to her son, Brett Green Jr., on that May 26 afternoon when she was at work and he was between games as a safety for Arlington Lamar. She had just wished him good luck in his next game of the 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament. She had just reminded him to… Continue reading After a 7on7 football collision ended in brain damage, coaches and officials evaluate the game’s safety