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Zensah® Performance Apparel Develops First Anti-Bacterial Football Turf Sleeve


Football players adopt new technology as first line of protection against debilitating MRSA Staph infection

Miami, Florida- September 27, 2006 Zensah® Performance Apparel ( has developed the first football turf sleeve which provides the first line of defense against Staph infection. Silver Ions embedded in Zensah Fabric® help regulate body temperature and fight bacteria The football turf sleeve made with Zensah technology keeps football players warm when its cold and cool when its hot.

Recently ABC News reported the increase of a delimitating Staph infection known as MRSA which has caused a significant increase in athletes being sent to the hospital among participants in contact sports such as football.

John Russell Athletic Team Sports Manager stated ”Our work with athletic trainers, and equipment managers, in the state of Florida, which has perennial powerhouses at both the college and university level has allowed us to create the most sophisticated football turf sleeve ever.” Russell continued, “Athletic performance should not be compromised and Zensah® is committed to developing innovative athletic products which help athletes reach their maximum potential.”

The Zensah Football Turf Sleeve is a breakthrough in football equipment technology providing multiple benefits in one product. It is the first all weather football turf sleeve. Until now all football turf sleeves have been based on archaic cut-and-sew technology which cause chafing and discomfort to the athlete. The Zensah® football turf sleeve is the only football sleeve which is based on Zensah® seamless technology which allows for an ergonomic finish and true second skin fit.

The Zensah Football Turf Sleeve can be purchased in pairs for $19.99 at high end sporting good retailers or on the internet at

About Zensah™ Performance Apparel
Zensah® Performance Apparel, based in Miami, Florida is the originator of seamless performance apparel, and is dedicated to developing and marketing seamless performance apparel for athletes. The company has developed proprietary technology that provides exceptional comfort and moisture wicking traits for athletes. Professional athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL wear Zensah® Performance Apparel. For more information please visit


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