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a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins

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He continued: "I was already told before that I'll need to bring two pairs of padded shin guards - but they are all good guys.
Many authors agree that shin guards may reduce the number of minor injuries (Arnason, 2004; Ekstrand and Gillquist, 1982); however, it is unclear whether they can prevent more serious injuries such as tibia fractures.
Nine of the officers will be running the event in their full Police Support Unit kit - including helmet, shield and elbow and shin guards - usually worn in public disorder situations.
The majority of the players correctly identified that wearing shin guards and fair play behaviour were important for IPF (97.
Players should wear shin guards and bring water to each session.
Boots will be polished, shin guards and body armour packed away and the fridge emptied of energy drinks as one of the biggest days in the Lisburn Invitational League gets ready for its New Year football showpiece.
so I took off my shin guards, went in, but there was no one there, just
Most of the time no protective padding is worn by players, but shin guards are considered a good idea and two years ago a plastic protective helmet with faceguard became mandatory for all age groups.
Shin guards, lacrosse sticks, softball mitts and other equipment will be in the trunks and backseats of many of those vehicles, once the garage is built.
Prior had no protection on his legs this time but is considering wearing light shin guards in the future.
Nottingham Forest was also the home of Sam Widdowson, who invented shin guards in 1874.
I told him 'we need you for the second half' and he got his shin guards on and played a stormer.
Both Phil's and Karen's knees would have been a bloody mess if it hadn't been for these knee and shin guards, which protected them while Jumaring and, in Phil's case, while crawling back down from the summit.
FIFA points to its Law 4, which says, "A player must not use any equipment that is dangerous to himself or another player," list five items of "basic compulsory equipment" (jersey, shorts, stockings, shin guards and footwear) and decrees, "The basic compulsory equipment must not have any political, religious or personal statements.