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Type of football helmet does not reduce concussion risk
Type of football helmet does not reduce concussion risk (July 17, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Wisconsin - The type of football helmet does not lower risk of concussion, according to a report presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting. Researchers studied over 1,300 high school football players. Nearly 300 reported suffering a sports-related concussion in the previous six years, and 171 reported having a SRC in the previous year. Researchers then examined the specific helmet model, brand, age, and type of mouthguard used by each player. Results showed that the type of helmet, age of helmet and manufacturer of helmet had no effect on concussion risk.
 
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