Equipment and Innovation Articles


NFL Helmet Challenge Innovators Seeking to Develop New, Top-Performing Helmets

Aug 20, 2020

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Helmet Laboratory Testing Performance Results

Nov 24, 2020

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Using Artificial Intelligence to Advance Player Health and Safety

Dec 05, 2019

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A worker prepares a Microsoft Surface station on the sidelines at NRG Stadium before an NFL football game between the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Game Day Safety: Electronic Aids for Sideline Doctors

Sep 14, 2016

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New Handheld Device To Transform Front Line Care of Head Injuries

Oct 27, 2016

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Coaching For Change: Rules Changes Designed to Improve Health and Safety

Oct 18, 2017

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Health and Safety Related Changes for the 2018 Season

Aug 01, 2018

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Kickoff Protection: Changes to Help Improve Safety

Nov 16, 2018

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NFL Health and Safety Related Rules Changes Since 2002

Sep 26, 2019

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NFC running back Mark Ingram (22), of the New Orleans Saints, is tackled by AFC linebacker Telvin Smith (50), of the Jacksonville Jaguars, after rushing for yardage during the first half of NFL Pro Bowl football game Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. The AFC won 24-23. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Better Rules to Build a Better Game

Nov 10, 2019

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A detail view of an NFL football during an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New York Giants on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 24-10. (Aaron M. Sprecher via AP)

Health and Safety-Related Changes for the 2017 Season

Apr 05, 2017

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Good Morning Football Features NFL Helmet Challenge

Sep 26, 2019

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A general view of NRG Stadium, the 50 yard line and the Houston Texans logo are seen prior to an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 in Houston. Houston won 26-23 in overtime. (Aaron M. Sprecher via AP)

NIST, NFL, GE, and Under Armour Announce Dynamic Research and 6D Helmets as Grand Prize Winner in Head Health Challenge III

Sep 08, 2017

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NFL launches $3 Million Challenge to create new, top-performing football helmet

Sep 12, 2019

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$2 Million in NFL Funding Now Available to Help Innovators Create a New, Top-Performing Football Helmet for Submission to the NFL Helmet Challenge

Nov 19, 2019

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Designing the Next Generation of Protective Equipment: Winners of HeadHealthTECH Challenge I

May 11, 2017

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A Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet is shown before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Winner of Head Health Challenge III

Sep 06, 2017

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HeadHealthTECH Challenge II: Applying Smart Science to Protective Football Equipment

Oct 10, 2017

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Impressio CEO and CTO, Chris Yakacki tests the company’s LCE technology in a prototype football helmet.

Meet the Winners of HeadHealthTECH Challenge III

May 08, 2018

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FieldTurf’s sports turf surface undergoes testing for safety and consistency. Photo courtesy of FieldTurf.

Meet the Winners of HeadHealthTECH Challenge IV

Aug 24, 2018

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