Tests Results Confirm Unequal® CRT™ Produces As Much As a 50% Reduction in Helmet Severity Index (SI) Top Neurosurgeons Convene to Discuss Advancement That Helps Reduce the Possibility of Head Injury and its Implications for Football

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

What:  

Since its introduction last year, CRT has been gaining awareness and adoption by professional and amateur football players. Recent tests confirm CRT's ability to help reduce the possibility of head injury. Two of the nation's leading Neurosurgeons, NFL players James Harrison and Charlie Batch and CRT manufacturer Unequal Technologies will host a press conference to share testing data and discuss CRT's implications on the future of football. Q&A session to immediately follow with:

 


  • James Harrison and Charlie Batch of the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Dr. Julian Bailes, Medical Director for Pop Warner Football, NFL Concussion Committee and neurological consultant to NFL Players' Association (NFLPA), Chairman for the Department of Neurosurgery at NorthShore Neurological Institute,
  • Dr. Joseph Maroon, team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
  • Don DelNegro, Athletic Trainer for 2011 Stanley Cup Champions Boston Bruins
  • Jennifer Branin, activist mother of an Irvine, Ca. high school football player who suffered concussion last year and now won't play without CRT (and neither will his teammates)




When: 

Tuesday, October 16


10 – 11:00 a.m.

 

Where: 

Omni William Penn Hotel


530 William Penn Place – Three Rivers Conference Room


Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

Webcast:

www.unequal.com/live

 

Visuals: 

Leading neurosurgeons Dr. Julian Bailes and Dr. Joseph Maroon discussing CRT and the state of head protection and head injuries in sports today; Drs. available for Q&A and personal interviews




Q&A session and interviews available with NFL players James Harrison and Charlie Batch




Jennifer Branin (mother) and Don DelNegro (trainer) to provide firsthand perspective on youth and professional head protection and CRT's effectiveness




Unequal Technologies CEO/Founder Rob Vito available for interview




Certified independent test results showing Concussion Reduction Technology (CRT) delivering as much as a 50% reduction in Severity Index (SI) readings

 

SOURCE Unequal Technologies



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