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How can I find a football helmet that will prevent concussions?

There is no concussion-proof helmet. Helmets are used as a shock absorber but are not complete protection from concussions. The best way to help prevent concussions is to make sure that you follow safety rules of the sport. (This answer provided for NATA by the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Education Program.)

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