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By Dennis Thompson health day reporter MONDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) — High-tech helmets and custom mouthguards no more effectively reduce concussion risk for high school football players than low-cost helmets or off-the-shelf mouthguards , according to a new study . Neither specific brands nor more expensive protective gear resulted in fewer concussions among more …

It started out as a joke, but the more he thought about it, the more serious he felt about doing it. Offseason football practices hadn’t started yet, and Benjamin Gannon, a senior offensive and defensive lineman at Richmond High School, had time. He grabbed a friend to support him and took off. What did Gannon …

Riddell has released three helmet models over the past 11 years, starting with its $199 Revolution model, the first designed to reduce the incidence of concussions. The next generation, $275 Revolution Speed ​​was released in 2008 with improved face protection. The Riddell 360 debuted last year; it claims to be a better fit and redirect …