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Swing, batter-batter, swing! Sports Helmets and Concussions

By Kelly Shaner, MS, Athletic Trainer (LAT), Registered Orthopedic Technologist (ROT), ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer (ITAT) While there is no “concussion-proof” helmet, wearing a helmet that is sized for your child’s age and is appropriate for his or her sport is essential. It must be well maintained, worn correctly, and certified for use by the...