Study: No helmet brand can save football players from concussion risk

October 28, 2013 8:23 PM

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Study: No helmet brand can save football players from concussion risk

Health experts have some bad news for high school football players: There is no particular type or brand of helmet or mouth guard that will keep you relatively safe from a concussion.

The companies that make helmets and mouth guards often claim that their own products can reduce players’ risk of a sports-related concussion or lessen the impact of a concussion that does occur. These manufacturers cite “laboratory research” that purports to show one brand is safer than others, and ...

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