Reflecting worldwide interest in reducing sports-related concussions the US National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) has approved new regulation standards for American football helmets. As early as June 2016 manufacturers will be required to comply with safety standards more specific to concussions than current regulations. 'The revised standard approved today introduces methods for testing certain concussion-causing forces' says Dr. Robert Cantu NOCSAE vice president and co-founder of the Sports Legacy Institute. 'Our next step will be to establish a threshold that helmets must meet to reduce concussion risk.' No helmet is concussion proof and according to Dr.