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09-01-2009, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by cptjeff View Post
You have to have a baseline in order to establish if something will give you a concussion or not, which the anti mouthguard crowd seems to need. There have been plenty of studies done showing that a mouthguard dramatically reduces the amount of energy transmitted through the skull, but those studies are for some reason deemed insufficient to determine that it lessens the risk of concussions. The only way to determine the effectiveness for sure at that point would be to actually test impacts with and without mouthguards.
I was referring to the "giving people concussions" part.

I agree with the rest of your post(s), i dont use one because of the reason(s) you state, but i admit that there is no proof that it doesnt help.

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