The most essential thing in a sports game maybe performance but before that safety always comes first. American Football games are known to be vigorous and life-threatening. Protective gear from head to toe is mandatory and it is crucial to put on what is provided.
Football gear also is known as “gridiron football” has various equipment worn by football players for protection during the game. Basic equipment worn by football players are the helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, mouth guard, jockstrap, knee pads, thigh pads and compression shorts. Compression shorts are clothing that fits tightly around the thigh- similar to cycling shorts. It is mostly for people who have poor blood circulation and standing for a long time. It reduces swelling, prevents chafing, rashes, muscle strain. It also helps repair muscles with reducing time. The advantage of wearing a skintight suit which is also made out of breathable, lightweight material gives the athletes more flexibility and speed. Compression pants are also popular among female athletes especially the ones which wear skirts- like tennis. Because it is against the rules to show any underwear, so compression shorts appealed a lot to female athletes.
The performance fabric is usually a combination of different fabrics: viscose, polyester, acrylic, cotton, nylon, elastane and acrylic. The reason why they intertwine different kinds of yarns together is to make the fabric more durable, flexible and swear absorbable. The mix of these fabric combinations is created through techniques of weaving, spinning, and knitting. Depending on the function of the garment, the combination of the fabric becomes different. For example, for the first layer of the tops it will most likely be majority amount of cotton because it is breathable and for yoga pants, it will most likely be spandex or Lycra for flexibility. Compression/form-fitting garments are often made from a spandex-type material.
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