A protective helmet and liner therefor includes a sheet of sound deadening material which fits between impact force absorbing pad structures disposed on the interior of the protective helmet.
A shock absorbing pad structure for athletic equipment, such as shoulder pads, has a foam member, having an undulated configuration formed by a plurality of elevations and dperessions, arranged in a staggered relationship with respect to one another, disposed within a flexible, substantially air imp ...
A shoulder pad for a football player, includes a rib protector pad body disposed adjacent to the body arch members and releasably connected to the pad body disposed beneath the body arch members of the shoulder pad.
An athletic shock absorbing pad structure includes a flexible open-celled foam member disposed in a flexible enclosure and the flexible open-celled foam member comprises two layers of open-celled foam, the density of the layers of open-celled foam being different from one another.
A cantilever strap for a shoulder pad for a football player has a central portion which overlies the acromioclavicular area of the shoulder of the football player, and has a width which is substantially greater than two inches.