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Table 1 Anthropometric and Concussive Injury Measures

From: Wearing American Football helmets increases cervicocephalic kinaesthetic awareness in “elite” American Football players but not controls

  Age (years) Height (m) Mass (kg) BMI Neck Girth (cm) Concussive Head Injuries
Control (n = 11) 22.5 (3.6) 1.77 (9.6) 76.2 (11.9) 24.2 (3.3) 39.1 (2.3) 1.3 (0.5)
American Football players (n = 15) 22.2 (1.9) 1.81 (7.5) 87.1 (17.3) 26.3 (3.7) 39.0 (2.4) 1.5 (0.5)
  1. Mean (±1 standard deviation) for the anthropometric measures and the number of concussion head injuries declared for Controls and American Football players