What the Experts Are Saying

…helmets used in youth football have historically been scaled-down “little adult” versions of varsity helmets. Therefore, scaling down varsity football helmets fails to consider youth players’ impact conditions, developing spinal musculature, maturing brain, and...

Why NFL Helmets Will Never Be Concussion-Proof

The problem is ultimately one of physics. All helmets work under the same principle. The force striking one’s head–acceleration mixed with mass–can’t actually be prevented. Physics says that energy has to go somewhere, right? What good helmets do is...