Originally Posted by Anonymous
where head gear!!!!! it is relatively inexpensive and should be part of the players equipment like shin guards...problem solved....does it make sense that its mandatory that shin guards be worn to prevent the sting of a little pain to your shin, but completely ignore protecting the head encase of a collision?


Head gear is not going to prevent a concussion! It will help prevent a surface or skin injury but cannot stop a jolt to the brain or spinal system.