Tampa Bay’s NPR recently interviewed our director, Dr. Gillian Hotz, about the questionable effectiveness of headband use in Florida high school girl’s lacrosse:

“No helmet prevents concussion,” Hotz said. “It’s acceleration-deceleration. It’s a back and forth [motion]. So  these cap-like helmet covers, that they’re thinking of for the women’s lacrosse,  I just don’t think they’ll be effective at all.”

Read the full article at: http://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/head-gear-florida-high-school-girls-lacrosse-worth-it#stream/0