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High-tech chest protector thwarts sudden death in young athletes.

Mark Link, a professor of medicine and director of cardiac electrophysiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and a nationally recognized expert in commotio cordis, has partnered with a sports gear company called Unequal Technologies to create new and more effective protection from the hazard. They’ve spent nearly five years developing a chest guard… Continue reading High-tech chest protector thwarts sudden death in young athletes.

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Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club Recommends Unequal Head Protection

Miami-based Soccer Club Calls for Improved Player Safety. PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 31, 2017) – A Miami-area soccer club has a message for its 1,000+ players and families—get protected now. Manny Escobio, president of the board of directors of the Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club is recommending the Unequal Halo headgear for all club players and is even… Continue reading Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club Recommends Unequal Head Protection

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Minor League Player Suffers Commotio Cordis Event After Being Hit By A Pitch

On Saturday, Commotio Cordis occurred in the minor league. Sadly, a 20-year old Brewers minor-leaguer goes into cardiac arrest after being struck by pitch. It not just 6 - 16 year old kids that are vulnerable. Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez suffered a cardiac event after being hit by a pitch Saturday night and… Continue reading Minor League Player Suffers Commotio Cordis Event After Being Hit By A Pitch

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Girls Soccer, Not Football, Holds The Highest Risk Of Concussions

Concussions are the epidemic of our age and medical costs to treat concussions continue to rise, with parents footing the bill. To help with medical co-pay expenses, the Unequal HALO® soccer headgear that reduces concussion risk, is now backed by a 'Medical Assurance Policy' that reimburses co-payments up to Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars. Soccer is… Continue reading Girls Soccer, Not Football, Holds The Highest Risk Of Concussions

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CTE found in nearly 90 percent of brains donated by football players (Video)

CHICAGO -- Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. Read the full article & watch the video here. Study published Here. Journal of the American Medical… Continue reading CTE found in nearly 90 percent of brains donated by football players (Video)

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A pitch, a hit, and a miracle

Patrick Plunkett, 12, survives an often-fatal strike to the chest. See what his parents are doing to protect him now. Patrick watched as the low pitch ended up over the middle of the plate, not inside like he had hoped. The batter crushed the ball, sending a line drive straight back at Patrick, hitting him… Continue reading A pitch, a hit, and a miracle

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Saftey First…And Second

Nancy Barder of Team Insight Magazine reports on the growth of protective sports products in the trade journal's July 2017 issue. The article highlights several protective product manufacturers including Unequal Tech, Shock Doctor and McDavid. Some of the developments include products that are more comfortable and less intrusive than gear of the past. Dual benefit… Continue reading Saftey First…And Second

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Catcher’s Corner: Performance Review of Unequal Tech

Vic Chu from WhatProsWear.com reviewed our Dome in a Catcher's Corner today.  He also used some of our padding and got creative with a wrist guard.  Vic did his research and reports his findings in this informative, unsolicited review. Their patented padding is thin, very pliable, yet firm and is intended to reduce the risk of… Continue reading Catcher’s Corner: Performance Review of Unequal Tech

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Unequal to Reduce Concussion Risk at 7on7 Tournament

PHILADELPHIA (June 13, 2017) – Unequal®, a Philadelphia-based sports technology company, will be supplying their patented Halo® headgear to each participant in the 20th annual Texas 7on7 State Championships in College Station, Texas, June 29-July 1. This competition will feature 128 qualifying teams from across Texas, split into two divisions, during three full days of… Continue reading Unequal to Reduce Concussion Risk at 7on7 Tournament