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
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)
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?
Sports medicine specialist Dr. Kody Moffatt knows how seeing Damar Hamlin collapse in cardiac arrest on "Monday Night Football" has frightened parents of young athletes. "Almost every family that I've seen in clinic since Tuesday morning has asked about this," said Moffatt, division chief of sports medicine at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha,… Continue reading After Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest, attention turns to chest pads for young athletes
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.
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.