News tagged with head impact

Head hits can be reduced in youth football

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.

Jul 29, 2013
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Study results reinforce importance of helmet use

Bicycle helmets certified to Australia's national standard significantly reduce the causes of head, skull and brain injury - linear and angular head accelerations, and the impact force of a crash - a new ...

Jun 13, 2013
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Youth football head impact study published

Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) announces the first ever publication with data on head impacts from youth football players. The paper is published in the Annals of ...

Feb 22, 2012
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What type of helmet is best for winter play?

It's not winter in Canada if children don't spend time speeding down the slopes! Canadian tobogganing is a tradition handed down from generation to generation. For a long time, it's been considered one of the safest winter ...

Jan 20, 2012
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