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.
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
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
“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
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
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
Watch the video story and recreation of the Peter Laake commotio cordis event, superbly created by The American Heart Association
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
From the Washington Blade Scurry, now fully recovered, talks about her traumatic brain injury to educate soccer players, coaches, and parents about concussions. “There’s more research now about ways to help protect players from concussions,” she said. Headbands would help protect players against concussions, Scurry said. “Some of the players won’t wear headbands,” she added,… Continue reading Trailblazing soccer legend Briana Scurry inspires
Jose Agredano Jr. got CPR from his mother after being struck in the chest by the ball during a soccer game — an impact that triggered a rare and often lethal medical condition
Tyler Zombro wearing an Unequal Tech protective cap, now fully cleared to participate in Minor League Spring Training
There's a chance that parents or players who purchased pads to meet the standard for this season will have to buy another set to meet the new, updated standard.
Groundbreaking findings by Australian Sports Brain Bank reveal prevalence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, including in younger playe
Unlike their male counterparts, female players are rarely protected by headgear. Now many within the sports are pressing for a change in the rules
Baylor University soccer player alleges she suffered traumatic brain injuries while being forced to participate in dangerous header drills
Only Unequal’s patented protection properly covers the heart over to the left nipple, as well as on the left side of the chest, as recommended by cardiologists.