Jun 6, 2013

Video :: Is soccer headgear effective in protecting athletes against concussions?

Unless you have been living on the moon the past 5-6 years, you surely have heard plenty of debate and discussion regarding concussions in sports. Particular attention has been given to concussion awareness training in recent years in hopes of better education coaches, parents, and players.


In the following video, Tad Seifert, M.D., answers the question, "Is soccer headgear effective in protecting athletes against concussion?"

Some MLS players who currently wear some sort of protective headgear include, Daniel Woolard (D.C. United), Carlos Valdez (Philadelphia Union), and Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids).

DC defender to don headgear after 2012 concussion issue