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Standard Test Method and Performance Specification Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Protectors for Commotio Cordis

Topics: Baseball, Chest Protector, Commotio Cordis, Lacrosse, Performance, Safety, Softball

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This standard test method describes laboratory equipment and basic requirements pertinent to projectile testing of protectors for commotio cortis using the NOCSAE Thoracic Surrogate. It is believed that compliance with this test method will lead to improved protector performance, thus a reduced risk of commotio cordis. The protector for commotio cortis shall be supplied as offered for sale with required hardware and fitting instructions along with required accessories if any are required for the protector to function as designed.


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