Michael Sowers (Waterdogs LC), Jesse Bernhardt (Chrome LC), Marcus Holman (Archers LC), and Jack Rowlett (Chaos LC) have already added the Q-Collar to their roster of protecting gear. “The Q-Collar has given me the boldness to play like myself once more understanding it’s serving to preserve my mind protected – I will not step on the sphere with out it,” stated Waterdogs LC attackman Michael Sowers, who began sporting the Q-Collar in 2021.
“After an in-depth assessment of the research behind the Q-Collar, I am assured that the Q-Collar affords our athletes a secure and added safety in opposition to these cumulative, repetitive head impacts so frequent in all contact sports activities,” stated Dr. Catherine Logan, MD, MBA, Head League Doctor, Premier Lacrosse League. “The Q-Collar is a welcome new innovation to assist preserve our gamers secure.”
“We’re extraordinarily excited to be working with the PLL and the very best gamers within the recreation to convey participant security to the forefront of lacrosse,” stated Tom Hoey, Co-CEO of Q30 Improvements, “The PLL’s dedication to innovation, the excessive requirements they’ve for the league, their companions’ manufacturers, and an extremely engaged fanbase all make this the best partnership for Q30 and the Q-Collar.”
In February 2021, the FDA approved the advertising and marketing of the Q-Collar to assist shield athletes’ brains throughout head impacts. The FDA clearance was based mostly on a radical assessment of 10 years of analysis performed independently by main medical and analysis establishments throughout North America. As reported by the FDA, superior imaging confirmed no important modifications in deeper tissues of the mind (white matter areas) in 77% of the group of athletes who wore the Q-Collar, whereas important modifications in these areas had been present in 73% of members within the non-Collar group. The Q-Collar offers an added layer of safety for athletes aged 13 years and older.
SOURCE Q30 Improvements