Unequal Technologies, the leading provider of customized and concealed sports protection gear, is advocating for the date of March 25 to become Commotio Cordis Awareness Day. The Louis J. Acompora Memorial Foundation has partnered with Unequal Technologies and other organizations to encourage parents and athletes to learn about and protect athletes from Commotio Cordis – the second-ranked cause of sports fatalities. This day also advocates for leading organizations like U.S. Lacrosse, NCAA and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) to mandate Commotio Cordis protection for its players.
Unequal Designs Custom Protective Gear for Drew Brees
Glen Mills, PA (Dec. 18, 2020) - Unequal®, the leading provider of customized and concealed sports protection gear, designed and delivered a custom protective shirt for NFL QB Drew Brees. For maximum protection, Unequal designed a custom two-shirt system comprised of a base layer (“Invincible Shirt”) and outer layer (“Pulse Shirt”). These shirts are made… Continue reading Unequal Designs Custom Protective Gear for Drew Brees
Unequal Launches Custom Garments
We have helped countless professional players feel more confident on the field by replacing or supplementing their existing padding with Unequal. Now it's your turn. For the first time, we are pleased to offer amateur players the opportunity to request specific padding locations to better protect them from future or further injury. Using your supplied… Continue reading Unequal Launches Custom Garments
New York Yankees Danny Farquhar wears protective cap after brain surgery
“Farquhar, signed to a minor league contract two weeks ago, is using a 6-ounce product from Unequal Technologies that is fitted for the official Major League Baseball 4-ounce New Era Cap, Unequal CEO Rob Vito told OTL.” FULL ESPN STORY Additional News on the subject: — MLB — BLEACHER REPORT — PRESS FROM — ELITE… Continue reading New York Yankees Danny Farquhar wears protective cap after brain surgery
VIDEO – Students’ backpacks fortified to withstand bullets
As Saint Cornelius Catholic School eighth graders move up to high school, their backpacks will evolve to withstand bullets, thanks to SafeShields provided by Unequal Technologies in Glen Mills. Unequal makes protective gear for athletes, has made specialized stunt gear for Tom Cruise flicks, and even made prototype bulletproof garments for the Pope ahead of… Continue reading VIDEO – Students’ backpacks fortified to withstand bullets
Virginia Tech helmet lab expands rankings to include soccer headgear
WASHINGTON — The best way to prevent sports-related concussions is not to hit your head, but research released Tuesday shows which protective headgear works best to reduce the risk of head injuries for soccer players when collisions do happen. “There’s a wide range of performance within the current [headgear] available to consumers,” Virginia Tech Helmet… Continue reading Virginia Tech helmet lab expands rankings to include soccer headgear
Monsour Announces Plans to Submit Global Futbol Headgear Initiative Report (VIDEO)
The report will gather all verifiable data relating to the effects of concussion and subconcussions.
Manchester 62 FC Partners with Unequal Technologies (VIDEO)
Manchester 62. F.C owner and concussion safety advocate announces new partnership with leading protective headgear company, Unequal The well documented story of current Manchester 62 Football Club owner and long time senior care advocate, Michael Anton Monsour's mission to introduce the need for protective headgear in the world’s most popular sport has taken another step… Continue reading Manchester 62 FC Partners with Unequal Technologies (VIDEO)
CNN (Video) Report – Is your school equipped to save a life?
Dr. Sanjay Gupta CNN Chief Medical Correspondent February 10, 2023 Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in young competitive athletes, with one study finding as many as one death every three days in youth sports. One of those deaths was 16-year-old Matthew Mangine Jr., a soccer player at St. Henry District High… Continue reading CNN (Video) Report – Is your school equipped to save a life?
CBS Boston (Video) – What’s being done to improve athlete safety?
January 9, 2023 CBS Boston Chris Tanaka There may be no one more qualified to talk about football and health than Rolle -- the Harvard/MGH neurosurgeon is a former NFL safety, who uniquely knows the risks from both the medical and athletic perspectives. He thinks a reckoning is coming. "Cardiac health will be under the… Continue reading CBS Boston (Video) – What’s being done to improve athlete safety?
Fox29 Philly (Video) examines high tech chest protector shirts
January 6, 2023 FOX29 Philadelphia Morning Live Jenn Frederick Reporting Unequal CEO Rob Vito, along with Hall of Fame goalie, Brian Dougherty appeared on our local Fox affiliate to speak about how the design of the Unequal Hart Shirt & Lacrosse gear could help combat against impacts to the chest and commotio cordis.
Fox29 (Video) Report – Local company fights commotio cordis
A Pennsylvania-based athletic protection company is out to prevent injuries like the one that caused Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin to collapse on the field. Unequal Technologies in Glen Mills uses battlefield technology to make lightweight protective sportswear. The potentially life-saving gear aims to protect wearers from commotio cordis, which health experts say happens when someone experiences extreme trauma to the chest.
Sports medicine specialist advocates for protective shirt (Video)
January 4, 2023 WJXT News4JAX Marilyn Parker Dr. Chad Stephens is an interventional pain and sports medicine specialist who says players can prepare for such a blow to the chest with protective undergarments. “I feel like that is something we should go back to thinking about to protect our athletes from these unexpected, unknown and… Continue reading Sports medicine specialist advocates for protective shirt (Video)
Unequal Tech says the right gear can prevent injury like that of Damar Hamlin (AUDIO)
A Glen Mills firm manufactures sports equipment that it says helps to prevent injuries such as the one that may have caused Bills safety Damar Hamlin
The Peter Laake Story – VIDEO
Watch the video story and recreation of the Peter Laake commotio cordis event, superbly created by The American Heart Association
Study finds ‘conclusive evidence’ of head impact link to brain disease
ESPN.com Reuters - Jul 27, 2022 Researchers have found "conclusive evidence" that repeated head impacts cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a new study showed, and they called on sports governing bodies to take measures to help prevent the degenerative brain disease. The study was carried out by researchers from Harvard University and eight other academic… Continue reading Study finds ‘conclusive evidence’ of head impact link to brain disease