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Aug 07, 2014, 13:26 ET

Helmet And Concussion Research Experts Available For Interviews

 The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is dedicated to improving athletic equipment and decreasing...

Jun 20, 2014, 15:14 ET

NOCSAE Board Approves First Helmet Standard to Address Concussion Forces

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors has approved a revised football helmet...

May 29, 2014, 20:57 ET

National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment Applauds Commitments Launched During White House Healthy Kids Safe Sports Summit

 The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) joined some of the nation's leading sports officials and medical...

May 27, 2014, 17:53 ET

Rating System Cannot Predict Helmets' Ability to Prevent Concussions

 The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) applauds and encourages the growing research in the area of...

Jan 24, 2014, 07:52 ET

NOCSAE Approves Development of First Football Helmet Standard to Address Concussions

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors has approved the development of a revised football...

Aug 08, 2013, 08:30 ET

Certification to NOCSAE Standards and Add-on Helmet Products

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) has released the following statement regarding equipment certified to...

Jul 03, 2013, 09:28 ET

Statement from the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment Regarding 2013 Virginia Tech STAR Rating System

"The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) supports and encourages the scientific research being done by...

Jun 28, 2013, 07:00 ET

NOCSAE Gathers Athletic Safety Experts to Decide on Third-Party Verification Requirement

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) summer board meeting begins today in Seattle, WA. During this meeting...

Jan 31, 2013, 10:37 ET

NOCSAE Agrees to Fund More Than $855,000 in Sports Medicine and Concussion Research

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) today announced an agreement to fund $855,657 in sports medicine and...

Jan 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

NOCSAE Gathers Athletic Safety Experts to Select Sports Medicine Research Grants, Review New Concussion Protection Research

 The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) winter board meeting begins today. During the meeting, athletic...

Aug 04, 2012, 09:00 ET

NOCSAE Joins NFL Commissioner in Replacing Youth Football Helmets in Underserved Community

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) today joined National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger...

Jun 15, 2012, 09:00 ET

NOCSAE Warns Athletes and Parents about Protective Equipment Concussion Claims

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) issued a warning to athletes and parents of athletes to thoroughly...

Jun 04, 2012, 14:40 ET

Statement from the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) issued the following statement after recent release of the 2012...

May 17, 2012, 10:00 ET

NOCSAE Joins Unprecedented Partnership to Replace 13,000 Youth Football Helmets in Underserved Communities

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) joins forces with sport entities and sporting goods manufacturers to...

Jan 21, 2012, 14:30 ET

NOCSAE Approves More Than $845,000 to Fund Concussion and Head Injury Research

 The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) awarded today more than $845,000 in new research to advance...

Jan 20, 2012, 10:00 ET

NOCSAE Meets to Consider Sports Medicine Research Grants and Review Concussion Committee Progress

   The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) Winter Board Meeting begins today. During the...

Jul 20, 2011, 09:21 ET

NOCSAE, CDC Team Up to Give "Heads Up to Parents" About Concussions in Youth Sports

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are teaming...

Jun 18, 2011, 10:02 ET

NOCSAE Approves $1.1 Million to Fund Concussion-Related Research

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) awarded $1.1 million in research grants to advance the science of...

Jun 17, 2011, 08:00 ET

NOCSAE Meets to Consider Sports Medicine Research Grants and Discuss Development of New Youth Football Helmet Standard

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) meets today to consider hundreds of thousands of dollars in research...

Feb 04, 2011, 12:34 ET

NOCSAE Urges Athletes and Parents to Get the Facts About Football Helmets and Concussion Protection

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) issued a warning to athletes and parents of athletes to get the facts...