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The SISU Triangle Is Much More Than Just A Design ...

 

The Psychology of Sports Colors

   

Don't let Your Mouthguard Make You Sick!

TALK. BREATHE. DRINK.

BRACES AND MOUTHGUARDS. IT'S A BIG DEAL.

 

4 Quick Tips for Lacrosse Season

 

Who is ready for Spring & Summer Sports?

Perhaps never before have we collectively and eagerly anticipated the beginning of a new sports season like th...

A SISU Exclusive Interview with UFC Fighter Mallor...

This week we caught up with MMA fighter and SISU brand ambassador, Mallory Martin. She is preparing for her fi...

Why Isn’t There a Standard for Testing Mouth Guard...

 

Is Your Mouthguard Actually Protecting Your Teeth?

 

Black Lives Matter

Tragedy and Triumph-Sometimes Just a Face Shield A...

Our most popular brand is the SISU Mouthguard. A completely unique, and innovative customfit and remoldable mo...

SISU: Doing Our Part to Help

Mouthguard manufacturer Akervall Technologies Inc. has shifted from making dental protection for medical, athl...

What You Need to Know About Brain Injuries and Con...

There are 4 million concussions in sports every year and half of them are undiagnosed. Today there is no way t...

Coronavirus and Mouthguards – Is there a better wa...

As we are getting into the spring season in sports and with the Coronavirus outbreak affecting us here in the ...

Taking Dental Protection And Concussion Awareness ...

 

Entering Sports Management to Uphold the Safety of...

Are SISU Mouthguards Biodegradable?

All Good Things Come To An End SISU mouthguards, as great as they are, are no exception; they will eventually ...

Freestyle Scooters Are Rising in Popularity

 

Community Sports Organizations in Action

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The Need for Protective Gear in Fitness and Sports

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It’s the World Cup – Go USA! Go Sweden!

 

Signs and Symptoms of Concussions

In previous concussion blogs I have brought up aspects of how to prevent concussions from happening. The Ameri...

How To Spot A Fake SISU

Plenty of SISU in the NHL Playoffs!

  Scandinavian’s in the NHL play-offs!  Maybe you know already, but the word Sisu is Finnish and means tenacit...

How Baseball Players Can Better Protect Themselves...

Some may think of baseball as a sport with minimal injury because of the minimal contact between players, unli...

Chewing on Mouth Guards – Can’t Be Safe

March Madness and Mouthguards

How Common Are Concussions?

Shouldn’t 565 hits to the head per season be enough to change the rules in Football?   Over the last decades m...

What Is A Concussion?

70% Of All ER Visits By Youths Are Concussion Related We all read about concussions in sports and we know it's...

Athletes and Inclement Weather: How to Stay Safe

Today, climate change is a very real threat. The repercussions of exponentially increasing global temperatures...

Dealing With Sports Injuries at Your Event: What Y...

According to the CDC, the most common types of injuries involving children in the U.S. are burns, drowning, fa...

The SISU Story

Sassa Akervall, founder & CEO of Akervall Technologies, tells her story of growth from a small athletic mo...

Podcast Interview with SISU Mouthguards founder & ...

Akervall Technologies CEO, Sassa Akervall, talks about breakthrough technology in mouthguards that protect ath...

Mouthguard Technology: The Beauty is in the Detail...

What makes Akervall Technologies uniquely different: the attention to details in all of our mouthguards?  Ever...

What To Consider When Becoming a Youth Coach

Little league sports have been an important part of American youth culture for years and years now. It’s way m...

5 Key Advantages of SISU Mouthguards

At Akervall Technologies, we strive to give our customers the advantage, the SISU advantage. Creating a mouth ...

Roughing the Passer: What You Need to Know

Getting a sack in the NFL is not easy, especially if you’re a pass rusher who has to shed blocks and avoid per...

Football Athletes Take a Hit to Their Health

College football has made its mark on American culture. From watching games in the fall to going to your first...

ALSF Kick-It Champions Dedicate their Football Sea...

To raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer, football players across the country are d...

Recent Advancements in Safety Gear Tech

Safety gear technology is evolving rapidly and companies are developing innovative ways to keep athletes playi...

2018 Back To School Shopping Guide

Sad, but true, Summer is coming to an end. We wanted to make sure that you're out there enjoying every last dr...

CEO post: Glory of... someone else's fame?

Who wouldn’t like to bask in the glory of being rich and famous, perhaps even associated with a well recognize...

What Kind of Gear You Will Need When Joining an MM...

If you are thinking about joining an MMA gym, you might want to consider the type of MMA training gear you wil...

CEO Post: How We Became Committed to the Fight Aga...

Ask any parent what the biggest moment in their life may be and I bet the #1 on the list will be the birth of ...

Outdoor Summer Safety & Recreation Tips

Getting outside this summer should be a top priority as the temperatures start to rise and we begin to see mor...

How Wearable Technology Is Transforming Health

Fitness plans are getting a digital makeover these days. As our technological advancements continue to grow, s...

How to Choose the Best Mouthguard for Hockey

Hockey is an extremely fast and contact-heavy sport, so it makes sense that their players are stereotypically ...

Mistakes Athletes Make When Getting Into New Sport...

Photo by Autumn Goodman on Unsplash In the spirit of competition and sport, we sometimes forget the risks that...

Benefits Of Wearing a Mouthguard in Softball and B...

Football, hockey, lacrosse, and rugby...These are the sports that probably come to mind when you think of "con...

What is the Fastest Growing Sport in America?

Being in the sports industry, it seems that everyone is claiming their sport to be "the fastest growing in Ame...

SISU Announced as a Finalist in Injury & Disease P...

Akervall Technologies - the makers of the SISU Mouthguard has been named a finalist in Injury & Disease Pr...

SISU Mouthguards and USA Water Polo Announce Partn...

via USA Water Polo Press Release – February 1, 2018  SISU Mouthguards has been named the official mouthguard o...

5 Ways Sleep Affects Athletes

As a modern athlete, I know that proper nutrition and physical conditioning are essential for peak performance...

Sports for Fun vs. Competition

Competition can be fun, and there’s certainly nothing wrong with it. Organized sports teach people a handful o...

Bigger Lacrosse Penalties for "Fish-hooking" a Mou...

  This July the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Boys Lacrosse Rules Committee ado...

2017 Athlete Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about what to get the athlete in...

7 Things Organized Sports Should Teach Kids

We want our kids to have a childhood full of happiness and playtime. Sports are a natural outlet for that - ch...

Is Rugby Really Safer Than Football?

Despite their shared origins, people rarely care about football and rugby simultaneously.  Yeah, both sports i...

Breast Cancer Can Happen to ANYONE. Reduce your ri...

7 Ways To Celebrate National Field Hockey Day

Today and every September 14th marks USA Field Hockey's National Field Hockey Day! Field hockey earned its pla...

How Increased Awareness About Concussions Is Drivi...

A study on 202 former football players found that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) may be more common th...

The Fight for Gender Equality in Sports

Today is National Women's Equality day! We thought it was a great time to look at the history, accomplishments...

Exploring the Real Injuries of Pro-Wrestling

Body slams, throwing chairs, and knockout punches, These are the wrestling moves we love to watch. While the f...

Your Dental Emergency Guide

Let’s be honest, no one actually wants to think about needing an emergency dental visit. It’s much easier to s...

How to Deal With Difficult Parents as a Coach

Every season, coaches all over the world dedicate huge portions of their time to teaching other kids how to pl...

Team Travel on a Budget: 6 Ways To Save

If your kids play a sport of any kind, you are already well aware of how expensive youth sports can be. Youth ...

Eat to Perform: Nutrition Tips for Athletes

Nutritionists and healthcare professionals have long emphasized the importance of balanced diets in athletes, ...

Do Mouthguards and Helmets Prevent Concussions?

Athletes in Non-Contact Sports Are At Risk For Den...

 

When will lacrosse be in the Olympics?!

Sports That Neglect Dental Injuries

Safety equipment in sport is often overlooked unless the rules require it to be worn. Instead of wearing as li...

Does your sports equipment meet regulations?

Can you imagine walking on the field during championships and losing to the team that was using a hockey stick...

Post Dental Surgery, Isaiah Thomas Now Wears Custo...

Boston Celtics Guard, Isaiah Thomas, underwent dental surgery on Monday after losing one of his front teeth du...

5 of Our Favorite Athlete Superheros

  Break out the capes, today is National Superhero Day!  Superheroes are REAL and come in all forms, whether t...

5 Earth Day Activities For Athletes

Happy Earth Day! Let's face it, without mother nature, sports would suck. Hydration would be impossible. You w...

Mouth guards Aren't Just For Athletes

 If you think mouthguards are only worn in contact sports by athletes, think again. There's various types of m...

Sports That Don't Require Mouth Guards That Should

Every year there are 600,000 emergency room visits each year due to sports-related dental injuries, yet only a...

Creating a Company Culture at SISU

How Often Should You Replace Your Mouthguard?

Athletic mouthguards are an important piece of safety equipment, but with regular use, they can start to lose ...

A New Standard For Mouthguard Testing

  National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) evaluates equipment, but they don'...

April Is Youth Sports Safety Month

Nearly 2.6 million children are seen in the ER every year due to sports related injuries. On top of that, 5 mi...

SISU Mouth Guards Awarded Highly Competitive Natio...

The National Science Foundation has awarded Akervall Technologies Inc. (ATI) a Small Business Innovation Resea...

How To Be A Good Sports Parent

They say there is no manual for parenting. When it comes to parents of young athletes, I beg to differ. There ...

Under New Bill, Fitness And Sports Costs Could Be ...

Being an athlete is not a cheap hobby. Essentials like equipment, registration fees, training can add up fast....

Signs You Might Need A Mouthguard For Teeth Grindi...

You might not recognize it by the medical term, bruxism, but you're probably familiar with the symptoms it. Br...

Mouthguards: Bigger Is NOT Safer

There's a common belief that bigger is better. Big burritos from Chipotle that are the size of an infant? Sign...

Where To Purchase SISU Mouth Guards

Combined with its custom and remoldable fit, the SISU Mouthguard has become a game changer for thousands of at...

Fish-hooks, Chewing and Mouth guard penalties, oh ...

There has been a lot of talk about mouth guard safety from the leading national organizations. But this articl...

A Parent's Guide To Lacrosse Gear

Growing the game of Lacrosse through diversity and...

  Three years ago we took the disruptive technology of SISU Guards out of the basement and into the athletic c...

My Fight Spotlight: Growing The Game In Texas

The greater Austin area has nearly 100 youth and middle school teams, but none of them have made their reach t...

What Makes SISU Mouthguards Unique?

Let's face it. Athletes hate mouthguards. Since their inception, the bulk, the drool and complete lack of comf...

Where Is SISU?

It's the first week into January and it's already shaping up to be an awesome 2017 for the SISUTeam. Kicking o...

Akervall Technologies, Inc. Announces Patent for N...

SALINE, Mich., Jan. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies Inc. (ATI) announced the approval of their f...

SISU Guard: A Year In Review - 2016

Wow! Here we are again. It seems like last week that I was sitting here writing the Year In Review for 2015.  ...

New NATA Guidelines for mouthguard use and care

The National Association of Athletic trainers (NATA) recently released a new position statement on dental inju...

National Athletic Trainers Assoc. Publishes New Mo...

Last week, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) published its new position statement, “Preventin...

2016 Athlete Holiday Gift Guide

You know that feeling you get when you know you've just found the perfect gift for someone? If you have an ath...

How To Clean Your Mouth Guard

There are nearly 332,000 genetically distinct bacteria on the human hand. You may not think of it like this, b...

Safety: Who Actually Cares?

For those who don't know, our company is based in the University of Michigan hometown of Ann Arbor, MI.  So yo...

Basketball Basics: What Do You Need For An Upcomin...

One of the best things about basketball is that the equipment is very simple. All you need is two "baskets" (w...

How To Prevent Sun Poisoning

You probably already know that your skin turns red and painful after being exposed to the sun for long periods...

Love Your teeth? Love Your Mouthguard 

Love your mouthguard? If your used to wearing the traditional hockey puck of a mouthguard, this might be the c...

Nobody Celebrates Touchdowns Like Chinese Arena Fo...

When it comes to touch down celebrations, no one does it like the newly emerging, Chinese Arena Football Leagu...

What's different about SISU NextGen...

SISU Guard revolutionized mouthguard technology and set new standards for innovation. Our history of customer ...

Why We Are Supporting The National Breast Cancer F...

2007 was the first year that I captained a team for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. I know it's ...

SISU Mouth Guard Partners with US Lacrosse

Why You Should Be Wearing a Mouthguard For Soccer

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world with over 265 million participants worldwide (as of 2007). At a ...

U.S Senator Calls for crack Down on Deceptive Mout...

I often say that we are the only people in the world to get THAT excited about mouthguards. And with moms of a...

Types of Mouthguards To Protect Your Teeth

You spend a lot of time taking care of your teeth. You (hopefully) brush and floss them, you take them to the ...

SISU Announces Partnership with National Breast Ca...

    SALINE, Mich., [Month. Date], 2016 /[publication]/ -- Akervall Technologies, Inc (ATI).– makers of the SIS...

Why Do You Wear A Mouthguard?

While you might think mouth guards are only for athletes who play high contact sports like football, rugby or ...

Memorable Moments Of 2016 Rio Olympics

It's been kind of nice having the Olympics to distract us from the crazy election madness at home. But now tha...

Is Olympics Coverage Undermining Women's Achieveme...

    Female athletes have been participating in the Olympics for 116 years and for the second Olympics games in...