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Football Helmet Testing

January 29, 2018

CTE — a degenerative brain condition caused by repeated impacts to the head — is changing the game of football as we know it. Since the first instances of damaging plaque were uncovered during autopsies performed on former NFL players,...

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Hockey Helmet Testing – Why is a Properly Tested Helmet Important?

May 17, 2017

Although the National Football League has taken most of the heat for Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in recent years, some are beginning to look at the National Hockey League. The media and medical community are...

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NTS Awarded Research Grant from US Lacrosse Center for Sport Science

December 14, 2016

The US Lacrosse Center for Sports Science has awarded new research funding to three studies that will investigate issues related to lacrosse-specific sports medicine and performance. Research conducted by NTS Chesapeake will seek to measure lacrosse helmet performance degradation as...

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NTS’ Chesapeake Testing Approved by SEI for NOCSAE Certification Program

August 29, 2016

Congratulations to our Chesapeake Testing Services division which has recently entered into agreement with Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) to conduct SEI NOCSAE Certification program testing. NOCSAE, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment, was formed to commission research...

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