No, they are optional, they just decrease the injury rate.
rib injuries and broken bones
Helmet Shoulder Pads Tail Pad (Tailbone) Thigh Pads Knee Pads Cleats Gloves, Rib Protectors, Girdle, Helmet Visor, and any other pads are optional.
the most common football injuries are broken bones, bruises, sprained ankles and knees, torn ankle and knee ligaments, rib injuries.
# Rack of ribs # Rib Steak # Rib Eye Steak # Rib Eye Roast # Rib Roast
A whale's rib is incredibly large. The rib of a whale is the largest rib that can be found in the world.
rib two is atypical because it has an extra tuberosity on the shaft of the rib
Rib = costa
AnswerFor men's lacrosse the necessary equipment is a stick, gloves, shoulderpads, a helmet, arm pads, and a protective cup. Additionally, cleats may or may not be worn, generally soccer or football cleats, and some players choose to wear rib padding.