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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

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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

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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

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Actually….. the University of Wisconsin Soccer Study shows Unequal Halo significantly lowered the concussion rate

This study is the first large randomized controlled trials to determine whether soccer headgear reduces the incidence or severity of SRC in US high school athletes. Despite the Wisconsin study data showing 'soccer headgear did not reduce the incidence or severity of SRC in high school soccer players,' for all of the results combined, the… Continue reading Actually….. the University of Wisconsin Soccer Study shows Unequal Halo significantly lowered the concussion rate

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CTE Risk More Than Doubles after Just Three Years of Playing Football

For every year of absorbing the pounding and repeated head collisions that come with playing American tackle football, a person’s risk of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a devastating neurodegenerative disease, increases by 30 percent. And for every 2.6 years of play, the risk of developing CTE doubles. These new findings from an analysis of… Continue reading CTE Risk More Than Doubles after Just Three Years of Playing Football

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Former soccer star brings awareness to the dangers of concussions – VIDEO

PINK Concussions is the FIRST EVER non-profit organization with a highly personal and urgent mission to improve the pre-injury education and post-injury medical care for women and girls challenged by brain injury including concussion incurred from sport, violence, accidents or military service. We are #pinkTBI. http://www.pinkconcussions.com/ PINK Concussions Board Member & former college soccer player… Continue reading Former soccer star brings awareness to the dangers of concussions – VIDEO

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Why Women’s Soccer Players Are Worried About Their Brains

The biggest stars in the world are pledging their brains. Young players are leaving the game with their destinies unfulfilled. The stories they tell spark fear and raise questions. And the science hasn't even begun to provide answers. Girls soccer players, in particular, have been found to be about as likely to suffer concussions as… Continue reading Why Women’s Soccer Players Are Worried About Their Brains

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Team Mexico wins Cal Ripken 70 World Series! Pitcher wears heart protection.

Team Mexico’s David Zazuetav was superb while pitching in the semi-final match with South Korea. His confidence on the mound was evident throughout the game while wearing the Unequal Hart® Shirt to protect against commotio cordis (see video). The next day, David played first base when the team defeated Hawaii 4 - 1 to win… Continue reading Team Mexico wins Cal Ripken 70 World Series! Pitcher wears heart protection.

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Unequal supplies protection to 29 World Series Tournament teams

As the Official Performance Protection Partner to the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series in Branson, MO August 2-10… Unequal Tech supplied all 29 tournament teams with protection equipment to ensure players play ball safer. Athletes were issued the Hart® Shirt which helps protect against Commotio Cordis, the #2 Killer in sports. Commotio Cordis is sudden… Continue reading Unequal supplies protection to 29 World Series Tournament teams

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UNEQUAL & THE 2019 CAL RIPKEN MAJOR/70 WORLD SERIES

Unequal, with it’s official partnership with Babe Ruth League and Cal Ripken Baseball, will provide the most advanced protective gear to all of its players before the 2019 Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series. The tournament of champions for players aged 12 and under is held in Branson, Missouri from August 2-10. Stadium, the first 24/7… Continue reading UNEQUAL & THE 2019 CAL RIPKEN MAJOR/70 WORLD SERIES

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Stanislaus State women’s soccer wears protective head bands to reduce risk of concussions

California State University, Stanislaus Turlock, California "I think we are only a few years away from players being required to wear head gear as a rule in youth soccer and hopefully at the collegiate level," said Bolton. "It makes no sense to me that our players are required to wear shin guards to protect that… Continue reading Stanislaus State women’s soccer wears protective head bands to reduce risk of concussions

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Yankees Pitcher speaks about his new head protection — VIDEO

Our new friend Yankees pitcher Danny Farquhar speaks about his new Unequal Tech head protection following his recovery from a brain hemorrhage suffered last April. Yankees trainers & doctors helped us design a custom insert for Danny’s specific needs, but we began with our current product Unequal Uncap Baseball. Also available Uncap HDR (for forehead… Continue reading Yankees Pitcher speaks about his new head protection — VIDEO

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Yankees pitcher Danny Farquhar throws first bullpen session

“He has been fitted with protective headgear, which Farquhar said “looks like a hat, two sizes big with like a skully on the inside that has Kevlar and foam. It’s supposed to be the best product out there.” “I told them it was something I’d have to get used to. Today, it felt like a… Continue reading Yankees pitcher Danny Farquhar throws first bullpen session