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So soccer headgear doesn't prevent concussions but is it still a good thing to wear? Like it still protects the head and brain some what? Smart idea?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Concussion

soccer head gear may have a slight protective effect, but there is little data about its effectiveness.
Like football helmets, concussion can still take place, because the brain moves inside the skull during acceleration-deceleration events. Much evidence that heading the ball results in a fall off on intellectual performance during the season and an improvement after season ends.

In brief: Concussion

soccer head gear may have a slight protective effect, but there is little data about its effectiveness.
Like football helmets, concussion can still take place, because the brain moves inside the skull during acceleration-deceleration events. Much evidence that heading the ball results in a fall off on intellectual performance during the season and an improvement after season ends.
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