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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT...

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Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) - Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) – Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

As many fans, athletes and exercisers may have observed, an unusual amount of NBA All-Stars suffered season-ending injuries this season, with Kyrie Irving being the latest after sustaining a broken kneecap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. So too did several local Atlanta Hawks during 2014/15. It is for this reason that the Sports Techie community blog is bringing to your attention an infographic created by Ohio University’s Masters in Athletic Administration program, which highlights the current climate of sports injuries (particularly those occurring in youth sports) as wel...

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USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup - Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup – Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

The U.S National Women’s Soccer Team begins play today against Australia in the 2015 FIFA World Cup and defender Ali Krieger will wear the Unequal Halo™ headgear for performance protection to help minimize the risk of another concussion. Their military grade protection Kevlar based sports technology enhanced product has a patented fusion of TriDur®, Accelleron® and other materials inside designed, engineered and tested to offer customized and concealed protection...

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D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection - Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection – Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear

D3O and Gamebreaker Helmets announced a new partnership that promises to help evolve softshell headgear protection by implementing new smart material for increased shock absorption. A new trend is changing the mindset of sports leagues and company officials worldwide and that is the need to create better head gear and protection not only in American football and flag football but international sports such as women’s lacrosse, rugby and soccer among others. The Sports Techie community feature blogs about D3O’s technological advancements and business development are readable at this link here...

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D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth - Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth – Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D3O raised $13 million from Entrepreneurs Fund and Beringea to support expansion of their impact protection solution tech and product lines, hire more skilled employees and open up a UK hub while opening up new offices overseas in the US and Asia. Their sports technology relationships with Schutt Sports, Burton Snowboards, Scott Sports and Rome Snowboards have led to 90 percent of revenue in 2014 generated mainly from exports out of the UK...

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Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Natural grass has always been the most popular surfaces for many sports, such as football, golf, rugby and even tennis. However, with modern developments in technology coming along it is right to wonder whether or not we will see a lot of artificial grass among sports in the future. Artificial grass started with companies like Forever Green Lawns installing fake grass in people homes and gardens. Being made from a lot of synthetic fibres, artificial grass looks and supposedly acts like natural grass does. It would seem that artificial grass would be the perfect substitute for grass in many circumstances, however with fans and even athletes raising questions about the turf, how effective would it really be in certain sports?

It is likely that we will see an increase in the use of artificial grass in sports across all of the different types that are played on grass.

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Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion. #football #soccer #hockey #kids

Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion.

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Is Your Child’s Brain Safe Playing Contact Sports?

The Sports Techie community blog has reported about the dangers of concussions in most all sports since I launched our sports technology business four years ago, but the alarming audacity by sports leagues, associations and federations to cover up the facts when it comes to the concussion dangers present to youth in sport has gone on long enough for me not to stand up against this sad cover up.

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up, via NPR.

Of course, children’s brains can be injured falling off a stair or playing in the yard as they transition through their...

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