Category: Helmet Safety

Decreasing numbers of adolescent boys participating in high school tackle football, as reported by news outlets, may be because of increasing concerns about football-associated health risks, including progressive chronic traumatic encephalopathy.  Evidence of an association between decreasing participation of adolescent boys in high school tackle football and news reports about traumatic brain injury has not

Helmets use has proved effective in reducing head trauma (HT) severity in children riding non-motorised recreational vehicles. Scant data are available on their role in reducing concussive symptoms in children with HT while riding non-motorised recreational vehicles such as bicycles, push scooters and skateboards (BSS). We aimed to investigate whether helmet use is associated with

Snow Sledding Tips to Avoid Landing in the E.R. Huffington Post | December 11, 2014 If you live in an area that gets snow during the winter, sledding is probably a part of your family’s winter activities. Sledding can be great fun, but it can also lead to serious injuries. Research shows over 20,000 emergency

Young athletes may not understand possible consequences, study shows. High School Football Players Aren’t Well-Educated About Concussion SATURDAY, Nov. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Despite recent efforts to create awareness about concussion among young athletes, a new study found that high school football players still don’t know enough about the symptoms and consequences of this