a few recent studies reveal that removing helmets markedly decrease the incidence of head trauma in football players potentially making for a safer game, longer career prospects and enrollment stability at the grass roots level.
It appears that players without helmets refrain from leading with their heads and spearing than those with helmets by adjusting their tackling styles.
should the CFL experiment with this?
should they also experiment with removing hard shell padding ala rugby style?
The counter-intuitive idea that could drastically reduce football’s concussions:[url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/01/08/the-counter-intuitive-idea-that-could-drastically-reduce-head-injuries-in-football/]https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/ins ... -football/[/url]
Football Players Experience Fewer Spine, Head Injuries In Helmet-Less Training Program: Study[url=http://www.medicaldaily.com/football-players-experience-fewer-spine-head-injuries-helmet-less-training-program-367700]http://www.medicaldaily.com/football-pl ... ram-367700[/url]
STUDY: Football Practice Without Helmets Reduces Concussion Risk, Improves Tackling Ability:[url=http://www.stack.com/a/study-shows-football-practice-without-helmets-reduces-concussions]http://www.stack.com/a/study-shows-foot ... oncussions[/url]