Xenith Shadow Aims to Up Football Safety
By Admin | January 23, 2019
While football helmets have come a long way from their initial leather design—which only featured a little, if any, padding—the potential for concussions and reducing injury has maintained at the forefront of the industry.
Considering some studies from recent years, change in football safety is needed. In 2014, a study by the American Academy of Neurology found that football helmets reduced the risk of traumatic brain injury by only 20 percent compared to not wearing a helmet. Additionally, they provide little protection against hits to the side of the head or rotational force. Approximately 60 percent of high school sports-related concussions are from playing football.
For more on this, please read, Xenith Shadow Aims to Up Football Safety by engineering.com.