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Buying Guide For Men's and Women's Shin Pads

Buying Guide For Men’s and Women’s Shin Pads

The process of selecting the most appropriate men’s and women’s shin pads for soccer can sometimes be overlooked and seen as unimportant, however choosing wisely is often key to avoiding serious injury and depending on the player’s individual preferences can prevent discomfort during a game. Shin pads/guards are so integral to the modern game that FIFA […]

How To Clean Your Shin Pads

How To Clean Shin Guards In Five Easy Steps

How To Clean Shin Guards – Five Easy Steps To Keep Your Shin Guards Fresh! Learning how to clean shin guards regularly will assist in keeping them in top condition and extend their useful life. Regular cleaning of soccer shin guards will also help extinguish odours and reduce the chance of fungal or mold growth. […]

Carbon Fibre Shin Pads And Prevention Of Injury

Carbon Fiber Shin Pads And Prevention Of Injury

A recent study on the level of protection provided by carbon fiber shin pads in comparison to polypropylene based shin guards concluded that carbon fiber shin pads possess protective qualities superior to those of commercial polypropylene shin pads. In basic terms, the carbon fiber variety is able to absorb impacts of much greater force and impulse. […]

Buying Guide For Kids' Shin Pads

Buying Guide For Kids Shin Pads

The process of selecting the most appropriate kids shin pads for soccer can sometimes be overlooked and seen as unimportant, however choosing wisely is often key to avoiding serious injury and depending on the player’s individual preferences can prevent discomfort during a game. It is obviously extremely important that children are able to enjoy soccer […]

Carbon Fibre Shin Pads

Study On The Effectiveness of Shin Guards Used by Football Players

The aim of this study was to compare the protective effectiveness of polypropylene based shin guards with custom-made carbon fiber ones. Three commercial polypropylene shin guards (Adidas Predator™, Adidas UCL™, and Nike Mercurial™) and two custom-made carbon fiber shin guards were examined. The experimental setup had the following parts: 1) A pendulum attached a load […]