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Unformatted text preview: Foams-Open-cell foam-Cells are connected, allows air passage from one cell to another-Good for protecting skin, poor shock absorption-Closed-Cell foam-Air cannot pass from one cell to another-Good shock absorbing properties NOCSAE-National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment-Certifying agency for helmets Specific Equipment-Mouth Guards-Oral trauma-Concussion?-Helmets- football, hockey, men’s lacrosse, baseball, softball-Types/construction-Proper fitting technique Knee Bracing-Sleeves-Sleeves with support-Functional bracing- CTI, Lenox-Hill. DonJoy-Custom vs.” shelf” brace Custom Pads-Fabricated by the ATC for a specific purpose on a specific individual-Scotch-Wrap-Orthoplast Special Pads-Flak jacket-AC Pads-Hip pads for hip pointer...
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- Fall '07
- Injury, Shock absorber, Physical trauma, protective equipment