Based on the results of this 2018 study and the opinions of the biomechanical experts involved, the NFL and NFLPA will prohibit 10 helmet models from being worn by NFL players.
The NFL continuously evaluates and changes rules to improve the game and try to enhance protections for players.
The NFL has launched an Injury Reduction Plan with the aim to reduce the incidence of concussions in the upcoming 2018 season.
As a clinician-scientist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, Dr. Scott Rodeo, head team physician for the New York Giants, specializes in sports medicine injuries of the knee, shoulder, ankle, and elbow. He cares for elite, professional, and everyday athletes alike.Watch Video
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The Concussion Protocol is reviewed each year to ensure players are receiving care that reflects the most up-to-date medical consensus on the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of concussions.Read More
FieldTurf Inc., Corsair Innovations, Inc., and Yobel Technologies, LLC awarded funding to help bring innovative protective equipment technologies to market.Read More
Nationally recognized expert in brain and spinal cord injury to lead medical committee focused on neurological issues relevant to the health and safety of NFL players.Read More
New tools to encourage innovation and advance design in the development of improved protective equipment are now available for engineers and entrepreneurs.Register Here
A veteran high school coach has seen firsthand how heightened awareness of player health and safety has a positive impact.Watch Video
A series of innovation challenges intended to deepen understanding of and advance solutions in the areas of head protection, materials science, and kinematic measurement, among others.