For every year of absorbing the pounding and repeated head collisions that come with playing American tackle football, a person’s risk of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a devastating neurodegenerative disease, increases by 30 percent. And for every 2.6 years of play, the risk of developing CTE doubles. These new findings from an analysis of… Continue reading CTE Risk More Than Doubles after Just Three Years of Playing Football
Fresno Unified School District is investing in equipment that will better protect student athletes playing football and soccer. Fresno Unified is requiring all middle and high school football players to wear helmets with a special insert designed to absorb impact and prevent concussions. Also, 170 soccer players are being provided with protective headbands. Back in… Continue reading New Head Injury Protection For Student Athletes (Video)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- More than 7-thousand football coaches attended the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) conference this week in Louisville. It's a four day conference at the Louisville International Convention Center dedicated to improving football coaches through education, interaction and networking. WDRB's Sterling Riggs discovered that the conference offers much more than just instruction.… Continue reading Unequal Technologies Shows FOX Affiliate Football Protection that’s Making Waves
Unequal Technologies’ Jim Caldwell on the company and how its products help lower the risk of head injuries in athletes. Watch the video here.
Though they hail from different parts of Texas, head coach Jack Alvarez and head coach Joe Willis made the same decision at the beginning of their 2014 high school football seasons. They made head protection a primary focus for athlete safety. It’s not that they wouldn’t normally do everything within their power to protect their… Continue reading Championship Contenders Protect their Heads With Unequal
Under the brightest of Friday night lights, a little history was made on December 19 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. When Cedar Park took on Ennis for the 5A Conference, Division 2 championship, which Ennis won 38-35, it was more than a football game between Austin and Dallas-area schools. A Pennsylvania-based company known as… Continue reading Sport’s Illustrated on Unequal’s Gyro helmet liner being military-grade football protection
Joe Haden is taking the steps necessary to remain health and concussion-free. After extending his contract this offseason, Haden has signed a multiyear endorsement agreement with Unequal. Read the full article here.