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Brand/type of helmet, mouthguard may not significantly reduce risk of sport-related concussion in high school football players

A sports medicine physician has concluded the the brand or type of helmet or mouthguard does not significantly reduce concussion risk among high school football players. While helmet brand or age did not significantly affect the incidence or severity of sport-related concussion, prior concussion and the use of specialized or custom mouthguards were associated with an increased incidence of the injury. This is in contrast to manufacturers? claims that a specific brand of helmet or type of mouthguard can significantly reduce the risk of concussion.
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