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Protect My Head? Soccer Pros Shrug and Carry On

Today, during a World Cup game between Morocco and Iran, Moroccan winger Nordin Amrabat suffered a wicked head injury when he collided with an opponent. After he went down, a team trainer tried to revive him by slapping his face—a move decried by athletes and followers online. But despite the frequency of those kinds of… Continue reading Protect My Head? Soccer Pros Shrug and Carry On

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US Soccer Failed To Cut Concussion Risk, Youth Players Say

Law360 (May 29, 2018, 4:21 PM EDT) Female youth soccer players and their parents have filed a proposed class action in Pennsylvania federal court charging the United States Soccer Federation Inc. and U.S. Youth Soccer Association Inc. with negligence in not requiring headgear and allegedly downplaying evidence on the long-term effects of concussions. Lead plaintiff… Continue reading US Soccer Failed To Cut Concussion Risk, Youth Players Say

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Headgear Leads to Concussion Reduction at Fort Worth School

For the first time, researchers at the renowned Virginia Tech Helmet lab tested the performance of protective headgear for soccer players. Researchers found some of the headgear on the market can reduce head injuries by up to 84 percent in some cases. Still, many high school teams don't equip their players with these kinds of… Continue reading Headgear Leads to Concussion Reduction at Fort Worth School

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Stella Merriman

Stella Merriman is a 9-year old cheerleader competing almost beyond her years. She’s a “flyer" and puts herself at risk at every practice and competition, as do her fellow team members and competitors. Stella has been competing for 4 years and has enjoyed it from the first day out. Since discovering the Unequal Halo, she… Continue reading Stella Merriman

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Mercedes DeMumbrum

"I had a concussion in early 2017 and it really set me back. Coming back, I knew I needed protection. I am really glad I found Unequal because the added confidence from wearing it has led to my game being at a higher level than before my concussion!" About Mercedes DeMumbrum Hometown: Phoenix, AZ Birth… Continue reading Mercedes DeMumbrum

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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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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