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August 13, 2018 Growing Incidents of Sports-related Concussion Injuries Driving Growth The alarming rise in the number of severe concussion injuries caused due to violent shaking of the head is mainly triggering the growth of the concussion helmets market. Manufacturers are aware of the emerging opportunities in this market, and are focusing on leveraging the opportunities

C-Flap Maker Markwort Could See Sales Growth Slowed By Competitors August 6, 2018 Sports Business Daily   St. Louis-based Markwort Sporting Goods manufactures the C-Flap, the “5-inch-long jaw protector that bolts onto helmets worn by hundreds of MLB players,” and its adoption in the big leagues has “driven sales of the C-Flap in amateur and youth

New Certified Members

Fri, 20 July 2018

Congratulations to the newest group of Certified Equipment Managers of the AEMA. Brad Anderson                    Kyle Heskett                    Kevin Nerl                         Kari Vriesema Thomas Arguello         

Brain Injury Workshop

Wed, 11 July 2018

Click on the link below for the Power Point presentation. Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Evaluation of Mild Traumatic

June 11, 2018 Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) June 11, 2018 – Former Texas defensive tackle Greg Ploetz sustained numerous head injuries during the course of his football career causing serious health issues. Ploetz played for the Longhorns in the late 60s, early 70s. After Ploetz’s death his brain was donated to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. It

March 19, 2018 A Benefis Health System athletic trainer in the Robert Back case on Monday said she didn’t receive crucial information from the coaching staff leading up to the game in which he collapsed.   Attorneys for the Back family argued, however, that athletic trainer Jessica Hansen should have suspected Back suffered a concussion


Thu, 01 March 2018

Clifton Perry, Princeton University, is our new President. Will Rodecap, Kansas State University, is our new Vice President. Both candidates assume their office responsibilities at the opening General Meeting in Phoenix. Please take time to congratulate all three candidates for their commitment to the AEMA and for their leadership efforts into the future. Also, take

June 21, 2017 The proper use of football equipment is a passion for Dana Marquez. That’s what brought the Auburn equipment manager to Decatur on Tuesday. Marquez, whose title is associate athletic director for equipment operations, spoke to football coaches from Decatur’s two high schools and three middle schools about the correct way to equip

The education committee publishes The AEMA Journal, within its contents are plenty of  reasons to read it; here’s one article you should read  in case you missed it:  The 2013 Salary Survey, conducted by the Education Committee, is the first published survey by the AEMA.  The survey consisted of 291 participants from across the country ranging from

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