shin guard


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Noun1.shin guard - a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shinsshin guard - a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
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Similarly, significant interaction effects were also present between the shin guard brand and the impact level for the maximum force (F = 36.58, [[eta].sup.2] = 0.644, p < 0.001) and for the impulse (F = 2.86, [[eta].sup.2] = 0.124, p < 0.029) (Figure 2C, D).
Features include the company's Brush Tuff material that stands up to unforgiving brush and briars, a new abrasion-resistant shin guard and an upper that has a moisture-wicking jersey liner that can easily be rolled down in warm temperatures.
In the sixth minute, Miyoshi had a crack at the Swedish goal but his volley flew off his shin guard, and in the second instance a minute later, he mistimed his shot and it went straight into the waiting arms of goalkeeper Sixten Mohlin.
Match funding of pounds 6,500 has been given towards Redbacks, which has developed after initially being created as a shin guard for footballers.
The hinged shin guard was developed by the Dodgers in the late 1950s, one of three notable catcher inventions they created.
But the minor roots that the sport has established so far in America have been put down neither by the immigrant fans nor the Saturday morning shin guard posse but instead by cultural tourists like those who watch each Sunday with me, returned refugees from junior years abroad.
Shin guard, nonballistic, protects the feet, shin, and knees
MLB handed down the suspension Friday, a day after umpire crew chief Bill Miller was hit on the foot by a small shin guard or batting gloves thrown from the dugout by Cabrera after he was ejected in the sixth inning of a 4-2 win over Cleveland.
A well-designed shin guard should provide adequate protection for the shank, but allow range of motion of the ankle and the knee (Eugene, 2003).
This incredible technology is available in sports bags, t-shirts, shin guard pads, shoe inserts, skull caps, and helmet pads.