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Minimizing Head Injuries by Improving Protective Headgear

Posted by Susan Reed on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 | No Comments »

Science has shown that repeated concussions from contact sports have long-term negative effects on an athlete’s physical and mental health. Head, neck, and muscle sizes are all factors in the damage caused by a blow to the head. Recent research has proven that even sub-concussive events can cause brain damage. The effects have been found […]

Protecting Baseball Players From High Speed Impacts of 100+ mph

Posted by Susan Reed on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 | No Comments »

Unlike the baseball or baseball bat, the baseball glove was initially not part of the game. Back when most of the throwing was underhand, players used their hands. Fast forward to today and it’s a very different ball game. The Guinness World Record for the fastest baseball pitch is 105.1 mph, thrown by Aroldis Chapman for […]

Celebrating Excellence: XTECH’s Five Year Anniversary

Posted by Susan Reed on Friday, May 5th, 2017 | No Comments »

Happy anniversary to XTECH – a group of talented folks who make truly exceptional impact protection products. Rogers is proud to partner with this leading provider of sports safety equipment. XTECH’s understanding of players’ performance needs, mastery of unique product designs, and use of the most innovative materials are keys to their success, as well […]

You Can’t Look Neat If Your Shoes Look Beat: Shoe Care and Repair

Posted by Lindsay Tenenbaum on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 | No Comments »
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By Lindsay Tenenbaum, EMS Marketing Have you ever wondered why your favorite pair of shoes didn’t last as long as you expected? Did you consider whether they were cared for properly? Shoe care can often be overlooked or forgotten because let’s face it, shoe care is likely not at the top of everyone’s list of […]

Shoe Buying Behavior: Regional Patterns

Posted by Lindsay Tenenbaum on Monday, December 19th, 2016 | No Comments »
ECCO shoes feature a PORON® and ECCO Comfort Fibre System within the insole for increased air circulation and maximum shock absorption.

By Lindsay Tenenbaum, EMS Marketing Think about the last pair of shoes you bought. What were some of the most important factors you considered when picking out the pair you ultimately purchased? Of all possibilities, some components rank higher with certain individuals and even vary by consumers in different areas of the world. For example, […]

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone: No Step is Too Small

Posted by Janson Erhard on Friday, November 18th, 2016 | No Comments »
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Did you know that consumers value comfort over anything else when purchasing sports shoes and apparel? According to a Statista survey when purchasing sporting goods, such as sports shoes, consumers consider comfort more important than how it fits or how much it costs. I have been researching possible new markets for our PORON® Materials, primarily […]

XRD® Met Guard at the NSC Expo

Posted by Joe Blair on Friday, October 28th, 2016 | No Comments »
National Safety Congress Expo

The National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo was held last week in Anaheim, CA and XRD® Met Guards were there in full force.  As the pioneers of the soft internal met guard, it was great to walk the aisles of the NSC Expo and see XRD Materials all over the place. When XRD Technology was […]

Ground Force Transmission / Reduction in Footwear

Posted by Dave Sherman on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 | 4 Comments »
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By Samantha Brey, EMS Marketing Out of all the sports, dance classes, and every type of movement under the sun, the second most popular form of exercise in the world is running. Why is that? Many say running is a great stress reliever, it enables them to break free of the daily routine and burn […]