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Indianapolis Colts and UnitedHealthcare Host 18 Indiana High-School Football Programs for Student-Athlete Health and Safety Clinic

Eighteen Indiana high-school football programs were hosted Thursday at the Indianapolis Colts’ headquarters at an exclusive event focused on student-athlete health and safety. The event was the culmination of the inaugural HELMETs sweepstakes, a collaboration between the Indianapolis Colts and UnitedHealthcare to enhance health and safety of young athletes through proper equipment, education and training. Select…
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FHSAA Takes Steps to ‘Mitigate Risk (of Concussion) Monday through Thursday’

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) announced earlier this week the implementation of procedures, which it hopes will limit live contact and improve player safety. The procedure goes into effect August 1, the first practice day of the 2016 season. During the regular season, live contact will be restricted to 30 minutes per day…
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Rollerblade USA Recalls Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard

The CSPC has ordered the following recall: Recall Details This recall involves black Rollerblade brand Maxxum helmets. “Rollerblade” is printed on the side of the helmet, a white inline skate logo is printed on the back of the helmet and a label on the inside of the helmet contains the model number “YJ-219” and production…
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