History of Football

The beginning of football

In the 1880's a rugby player from Yale named Walter camp changed some rugby rules and the modern game of football was born.

Equipment Needed

If a player is going to e protected from injuries while playing football he will need a helmet a neck roll mouth guard thigh hip and knee pads shoulder pads and gloves players should wear cheats so they have better traction on the field.Face masks are required but visors and jaw pads are optional.

Injuries

New helmet designs with technological advances may help reduce the risk of concussions.The xenith X1 helmet uses air-filled shock absorbers to help protect athletes.