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
With the Women's World Cup kicking off this week, the focus of the sports world turns to soccer -- the most popular sport in the world and one continuing to grow in the United States. However, new research is calling attention to one of the risks of the game, heading the ball, which studies find… Continue reading Soccer headers linked to memory issues
The issue of repetitive head trauma has come to the fore in numerous sports in recent years, including rugby league and union, soccer and the NFL and NHL in the United States. Researchers said former Australian rules football player Heather Anderson has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the first known case of… Continue reading First female athlete diagnosed with CTE
Unequal Technologies, a leading manufacturer of highly acclaimed lacrosse protection gear, is thrilled to announce our newest partnership with professional attackman Matt Rambo, widely recognized as one of the most exceptional players in the sport of lacrosse today. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the lacrosse industry, bringing together the expertise of Unequal Technologies… Continue reading Unequal Partners with Hometown Pro Lacrosse Star Matt Rambo
The lingering question in the wake of Damar Hamlin’s collapse and recovery is whether certain sports should mandate commotio cordis protective gear. Rob Vito has built a reputation as a smooth salesman since he began making military-grade protective gear for athletes more than a decade ago. He once had someone smash a Louisville Slugger across… Continue reading Yahoo Sports — … the threat of commotio cordis “became real”…”
Just over 3½ months after commotio cordis caused Damar Hamlin to collapse on a football field in Cincinnati, Hamlin sat in the Buffalo Bills' facility and officially announced his plans on making a comeback to the NFL after being fully cleared to return to playing football. "This event was life changing, but it's not the… Continue reading Bills’ Hamlin back… says he experienced commotio cordis
The report will gather all verifiable data relating to the effects of concussion and subconcussions.
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)
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?
On Jan. 2, the entire sporting world held its breath when Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field during a Week 17 matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals. In solidarity, legendary NHL defenceman Chris Pronger offered an intimate and detailed account of his own experience with the phenomenon through a Twitter thread on Wednesday.… Continue reading Chris Pronger recounts same injury suffered by Damar Hamlin
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?