Concussion Experts on Protective Soccer Headgear:

Concusison rates in girls soccer

Manufacturer’s claims don’t hold up

The video below chronicles the use of a specific soccer headgear product for girls that claims to reduce the possibility of concussions by 50%. Concussion experts disagree with the claims of the manufacturer and fear that the headgear will give players a false sense of security, causing them to be even more aggressive and put themselves at even more risk for concussions. One doctor suggests that neck strengthening exercises would have more of a positive impact than soccer headgear.

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