Chapter 6 - The 1st testicular guard "cup" was...

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Chapter 6 The 1 st testicular guard “cup” was used in hockey in 1874. The first helmet was not used in hockey until 1974!
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Safety Standards for Sports Equipment and Facilities Safety Standard Concerns Who should set the standards? Mass production of equipment Equipment testing methods Requirements for wearing protective equipment Coach’s Concerns How can injuries be prevented?
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Off-the-shelf vs. Custom Protective Equipment Off-the-Shelf Protective Equipment Advantages and Disadvantages Examples Custom Protective Equipment Advantages and Disadvantages Examples
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Head Protection Football Helmets National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) certification
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Proper Football Helmet Fit A. Pull down on face mask;  helmet must not move. B. Turn helmet to position  on athlete’s head C. Push down on helmet,  there must be no  movement D. Try to rock helmet back  and forth; there must be  no movement E. Check for snug jaw pad 
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course HNFE 2824 taught by Professor Rittler during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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