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Schutt Sports Challenges Authenticity Of Virginia Tech STAR Rating System

Schutt Sports Challenges Authenticity Of Virginia Tech STAR Rating System

June 7, 2012 No Comments

Football helmet manufacturer Schutt Sports has challenged the STAR rating system for football helmets developed by Virginia Tech University. According to Schutt, the study does not take into consideration a multitude of significant factors and may give parents, coaches and players an inaccurate impression and a false sense of security when evaluating the performance of ...

NOCSAE Raises Issues With Virginia Tech STAR Rating System

NOCSAE Raises Issues With Virginia Tech STAR Rating System

June 6, 2012 No Comments

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) issued the following statement after recent release of the 2012 Virginia Tech STAR ratings. “The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) advocates ongoing research on athletic safety in order to gain a deeper understanding of protecting athletes from concussions. However, NOCSAE does ...

Helmet Manufacturers Comment On Virginia Tech Helmet Study

Helmet Manufacturers Comment On Virginia Tech Helmet Study

May 11, 2012 No Comments

A total of 15 adult football helmets were evaluated using the STAR evaluation system in the Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings study released May 1. Those ratings can be seen here. FootballCoachDaily.com reached out to the helmet manufacturers included in the study and asked for comment on the study. Those comments can be seen below and ...

Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings – Adult Football Helmet Ratings – May 2012

Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings – Adult Football Helmet Ratings – May 2012

May 1, 2012 5 Comments

A total of 15 adult football helmet models that have been evaluated using the STAR evaluation system are included in the May 2012 Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings. All 15 helmets included in the ratings have been made available to consumers at the time of publication. Helmets with lower STAR values provide a reduction in concussion ...

FirstDown PlayBook, Lockr Team To Share Premium Content

In January, 1st Down Technologies founder Charlie Coiner and Lockr founder Raymonn Adams had a phone call that is...

Football Technology: A Tale Of Two Halves

On Nov. 2, 2013, the University of Arkansas – Monticello (UAM) lined up against Henderson State University, which was...

No Pain, Just Gain With [x]temp Cooling Products

[x]temp™ cooling products keep athletes safe and relieve pain without the dangers of traditional cooling methods. The life of...

Kay Park Recreation Celebrates 60 Years In Business

In the 1950s, after World War II and the Great Depression ended, there was a national push to restore...