Could better chest padding have protected Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin from his catastrophic injury Monday evening? At least one sports medicine doctor is calling on the NFL to find out. Dr. Chad Stephens, a Texas sports medicine doctor with two kids in youth football, is urging the league to consider the kind of chest… Continue reading Expert recommends heart padding for NFL, youth football players
January 4, 2023 WJXT News4JAX Marilyn Parker Dr. Chad Stephens is an interventional pain and sports medicine specialist who says players can prepare for such a blow to the chest with protective undergarments. “I feel like that is something we should go back to thinking about to protect our athletes from these unexpected, unknown and… Continue reading Sports medicine specialist advocates for protective shirt (Video)
A Glen Mills firm manufactures sports equipment that it says helps to prevent injuries such as the one that may have caused Bills safety Damar Hamlin
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
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.
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.
Most of the other lacrosse gear on the market passed the NOCSAE ND200-19 but may not protect the left ventricle from commotio cordis