There is a lot of football equipment to choose from today. Of course, items like helmets and mouth guards, cleats and neck rolls get a lot of attention-and well they should. They are very important items in keeping the game and its players as safe as possible. But leg protection, while less glamorous and stylish than the helmet, is also of optimum importance.
Padding is the key to keeping player’s bodies from being bruised and beaten, and can also disperse the impact of a tackle to keep bones from breaking. They really are a great thing. The majority of safety football equipment that players need to keep their legs and lower bodies safe is in the form of padding. Types of padding that a player may wear ‘below the belt’ as the saying goes include:
- Thigh pads
- Hip pads
- Butt/rear pad
- Knee pads
- Padded pants
Padded football pants are, as football equipment goes, some of the most ingenious items a team can have. It combines the need for coverage and warmth with the need for optimum protection. Many football pant styles include a ‘girdle’ style, which means it clings tightly to the body to keep the pants and pads from shifting or getting snagged during the game. These pants may include pockets or other attachment mechanisms so that knee and hip pads can be easily and securely tucked inside. And they may also have built in hip and tailbone pads for extra protection, which is especially helpful. The thickness of the pants also serves as overall padding, also helping to dissipate the force of impact to keep the player as safe as possible.
Aside from padding, there are two other items of football ยูฟ่าเบทequipment that help keep a player’s lower body safe during the game. One is a men’s athletic cup, which can be purchased as a separate item, or as part of a girdle system, with room for the cup built in. The other is footwear. Having shoes with proper cleats helps a player keep a solid grip on the field and prevents tripping.