Navigation Links
Atlanta High School Students Win Brock International’s Safety MVP Contest
Date:6/5/2013

Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 05, 2013

Atlanta high school juniors Brendan Rosenberg and Jacob Schlanger took top honors in Brock International’s Safety MVP national video contest to showcase why safety is as important as winning to their sports team. As incidents of concussions and brain injuries in youth sports continues to escalate nationwide, Brock launched the effort to recognize U.S. schools that place a high value on student-athlete safety.

Rosenberg, a student at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School and Schlanger, who attends North Springs High School, took a humorous “Sports Center” approach to the topic. Their video features interviews with a student-athlete and safety tips from Holy Innocents Football Coach and Junior Boys Dean Ryan Livzey. Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School will receive the competition’s grand prize of $5,000 worth of sports equipment for their team. View the winning entry at http://www.saferyouthsports.org/.

“Our coaches’ start every season talking about safety and making it a priority,” explained Rosenberg. “The school's philosophy is not ‘to win at all costs’ because each coach wants his or her players to be healthy, safe and have longevity so they can continue to build a winning team season after season.”

The Brock Safety MVP Contest is part of the company’s Safer Sports from the Ground Up community outreach effort (http://www.saferyouthsports.org). Brock International’s PowerBase YSR safety and drainage layer used underneath synthetic turf fields is the only product of its kind scaled to the ideal footing requirements and safety of high school and middle school athletes. The company’s PowerBase technology has been proven to decrease G-max, which may reduce the risk and severity of concussions, and injuries to hips, elbows and knees caused by high body to surface impact. Brock PowerBase is currently being used by hundreds of high schools and middle schools, the University of Maryland, Boston College, Boise State, UCLA, Georgia Tech, Stanford University, and in practice fields used by NFL teams such as the San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots and the Arizona Cardinals.

“We were deeply moved by the terrific entries received,” said Dan Sawyer, CEO of Brock International. “Our team hopes this contest brings more attention to the proactive efforts taken by coaches, schools, parents and America’s youth to reduce the quantity and severity of injuries on the playing field.”

About Brock International

Brock International is the leader in performance base systems for synthetic turf. With over 25 million square feet of Brock Performance Base in play underneath athletic fields worldwide, the company engineers the best, safest and most sustainable playing surfaces in the world for athletes at all levels. Brock is an Official Education Partner of The Sports Legacy Institute, a Boston-based non-profit organization founded to advance the study, treatment, and prevention of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups. In October 2011, Brock became the first company in the industry to have a Cradle to Cradle Certification CM for its combined drainage and shock pad product. Visit http://www.brock-international.com to learn more.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10802572.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Atlanta Hearing Institute Helps Atlanta Hearing Loss Patients Both Young and Old Dramatically Improve Quality of Life
2. Michael Bublé Tickets in Kansas City, Dallas, San Antonio, New Orleans, Nashville, Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa and Sunrise Officially Go Onsale May 31st
3. Luke Bryan Tickets: Prices Slashed on Luke Bryan Tickets in Raleigh, Bethel, Camden, Peoria, Nashville, Hartford, Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, Indianapolis & SaratogaSprings
4. Atlanta Vision Clinic Acquires the Latest in Blade-Free Lasik Technology Bringing Dubai Patients the Intralase Method
5. Shenk Dental Care Stimulates Bone Growth for Gum Disease Patients Seeking Dental Implants with Laser Gum Surgery in Atlanta, GA
6. Atlanta LASIK Practice Publishes a Patient’s Testimonial About Allergy to Contact Lenses
7. Healing Heart Urgent Care Opens New Office In Atlanta
8. Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer at Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. Commends Plans to Make Streets Safer for Cyclists
9. TracePoint Consulting Among 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Atlanta
10. Story-Telling At Its Finest: Atlanta-Area Agency Frederick Swanston Brings Home the Gold
11. Owner of Atlanta House Cleaning Service Interviewed About Green Cleaning
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... Plastic Surgery Associates is ... Top Doctor for 2017. Each year, research and information firm, Castle Connolly, releases their ... title in 2015, this marks the 3rd time that Dr. Canales has ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... ... grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to launch a Rheumatic Heart Disease ... the prevention and diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in high-risk, financially disadvantaged ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... Vighter, a premier ... received certification for ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012. The company’s work in countries throughout Southwest Asia, ... of law has been degraded. The PSC.1 standard was created to protect fundamental ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... Tennessee (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... care services, announced today that Claritas Capital, a Nashville-based private equity firm, has ... accelerate our expansion plans for some time, and Claritas Capital offers the smart ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... After months of negotiations, FaceCradle USA is proud to announce the debut of ... , “Introducing our product on QVC is something we all worked hard to achieve for ... more than 90 million homes in the United States,” said FaceCradle USA President Dylan Doherty. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/10/2017)... BESSEMER, Ala. , June 9, 2017  Shane K. Burchfield, ... Member recognized for excellence as a Podiatrist in Alabama ... of Podiatry at Family First Foot Care. He brings over 20 ... sports medicine, pain management and healthcare, to his role. ... Family First Foot Care, PC is pleased to welcome ...
(Date:6/8/2017)... , June 8, 2017  StatLab ... leading developer and manufacturer of diagnostic supplies ... today that Cressey & Company LP ("Cressey ... has completed a growth-focused investment in the ... majority ownership position from selling shareholder, Prairie ...
(Date:6/5/2017)... , June 5, 2017 Kohll,s Pharmacy ... the United States . The Raizer is ... a fallen person up to an almost-standing position ... and operated by one assistant and does not ... is simple enough that a child can operate it, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: