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Old 12-15-2018, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
Now, from a purely physical standpoint, what might make a woman more or less vulnerable to hard impact than a man? I've read that women's skulls often don't provide the same protection against cranial injury as men's (but the source was the not-so-scientific Reader's Digest, so take that for what it's worth.) But women usually have more subcutaneous fat; does that insulate internal organs better?

What about bone density, etc.? Are women likelier to suffer fractures?
Women tend to be smaller and have less muscle mass in general, but presumably if a woman made it into the NFL she’d be large enough and strong enough to handle herself.