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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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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.
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.
Their first full day in Palestine concluded with a visit toAida Refugee Camp,where the Delegates were honored to present the camp's youth soccer team with brand new uniforms, as well as cleats and shin guards, as a gift from the2011 KTH Alumniwho forged a lasting friendship with the camp's children last summer.
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.
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.
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.
Be sure to bring all the necessary gear: ball, glove, shin guards, helmet, kneepads, goggles, or whatever your sport requires.
The health and safety guidelines also encourage officers to use arm guards, mitts, helmets, strong boots, protective vests, shin guards, thigh protectors and genital protective boxes ('for male Enforcer users').
Act like their shin guards headed north and squeezed the blood to the brain.
34,000 hockey gloves, chest protectors and shin guards.
We tried to skate the Etnies park, but without shin guards or notarized notes from our moms, they wouldn't let us in.