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Uniform removal to allow for injury assessment and for treatment of any such will be best achieved by dividing any items of uniform along the seams. This will allow both easy access to remove the piece in as fewer cuts as necessary, as well as avoiding any additional padding that may be inserted into the garment itself. Here for the upper body, the jersey and the side seams that are aligned, as well as the shorts that, again, have side seams along the side. As part of their protective equipment that the players may wear, additional lower body pads are situated both on the sides of the hips and the fronts of the thighs. This, again, is easiest to cut along the side to avoid these padding areas.