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December 02, 2014
Concussion Policy and the Law

University Using Sensors to Monitor Dangerous Hits on Football Field

University of Florida Health researchers are using the helmets of Gator football players to help measure the force of on-field hits as part of ongoing efforts to better understand and prevent concussions and treat them before they cause lasting damage.
November 30, 2014
KKCO 11 News

Special Report: Young athlete steps away from football after concussions

He was concussed twice in a short amount of time, and if he received a third concussion he wouldn't be allowed to play any high school sport for the rest of this time as a student.
November 26, 2014
North Jersey News

Cooper on H.S. football: New weapon in the fight against concussions

“I think you owe it to the student-athletes to look out for their best interests,” McAleer said. “Ultimately, I think it can make football safer. I think this is our way of being proactive.”
November 05, 2014
Fox News 4 Kansas City

Local prep football team using helmet sensored impact detection system

“We can analyze the amount of contact we’re doing, ” Delaney said. “If I have a kid who is repeatedly setting his alert off, I’m either going to teach that kid how to tackle better or we’ll hold him out of some contact.”
November 05, 2014
Beaumont Enterprise

PN-G uses helmet sensors to watch for dangerous impacts

"We'd like everybody in the area to have this (Insite)," Pitts said. "This is not team-specific. We want everybody to have this technology and not just in football. Cheerleaders are the largest group on the rise. Every sport needs kids baseline tested."
October 29, 2014
Cohn & Wolfe

Cohn & Wolfe Triumphs at 2014 Global SABRE Awards

Taking home the Global SABRE in the Community Relations category for its work with sports equipment manufacturer Riddell, the winning program was selected from more than 5,000 entries around the world.
October 29, 2014
ESPN

Aggies honor '39 championship team with throwbacks, 'leather' helmets

The helmets were produced in concert with Hydro Graphics Inc. and Riddell, and the leather look is courtesy of a hydro film leather-like texture featuring wing and cross graphics. The design was created using high-resolution photos of the actual helmet the 1939 team wore. They even have "AMC" on the back, which stands for "Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas," which was what Texas A&M was known as in 1939.
October 23, 2014
ABC News, Good Morning America

GMA: Virginia Tech Finds Riddell's New Flex Helmet Design Better Than Any Other

“Riddell’s new flex design reduces head acceleration better than any helmet they've (Virginia Tech) ever tested.”
October 06, 2014
The Progress-Index

Crimson Wave players receive safer, state-of-art helmets

"Dr. Melvin sent me an email about an article he had read and asked us to contact our Riddell representative to see if we could get some information about these helmets," Lawson said. "I then went and clicked on the YouTube link and watched the video."
October 02, 2014
NBC 12

Petersburg uses high-tech helmets to prevent head injury

"The sensors track any significant blows to the head when a player is hit. The technology is called the Riddell Insite Impact Response System," said Josh Wallace, head football coach for the team.
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