The effect of helmets on the risk of head and neck injuries among skiers and snowboarders: a meta-analysis
- Skiers, Snowboarders, and Safety Helmets. Cusimano, Michael D.; Kwok, Judith // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/17/2010, Vol. 303 Issue 7, p661
The authors emphasize the importance of safety helmets for skiers and snowboarders. They argue that wearing personal protective equipment while skiing and snowboarding should always be promoted. They reflect on why legislation on wearing protective equipment has not solved the prevalence of...
- Limiting performance of helmets for the prevention of head injury. Cheng; Pilkey; Crandall; Bass; Darvish // Shock & Vibration;1999, Vol. 6 Issue 5/6, p299
This is a study of the theoretical optimal (limiting) performance of helmets for the prevention of head injury. A rigid head injury model and a two-mass translational head injury model are employed. Several head injury criteria are utilized, including head acceleration, the head injury criterion...
- Use your head; strap on a helmet. McGee, Daniel P. // Grand Rapids Parent Magazine;July97, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p20
Focuses on the importance of using helmets in preventing head injuries. Recommendation for requiring active children to use the head gear as a safety precaution for outdoor activities; Description of how to use helmets properly.
- Former Competitive Skier Turned Doctor is Available to Talk About Avoiding Ski and Snowboarding Injuries. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;1/14/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on the instructions given by Doctor Ed Laskowski, Managing Director of Mayo Clinic, Minnesota for the prevention of ski and snowboarding injuries. It mentions several exercising tips to avoid injury which includes endurance exercises, strength training and ski...
- All About Helmets. // Wingman;Summer2012, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p8
The article presents questions and answers related to helmets, including why helmets are important, how a helmet can protect the head, and how to tell which helmet is the right one to use.
- Are Skiers and Snowboarders Prone to Head Injuries? // American Fitness;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p47
The article reports on a 2009 study published in the journal "Wilderness and Environmental Medicine," which indicated that the risk of head injury and loss of consciousness increases when skiers or snowboarders do not wear helmets.
- Head protection. // Occupational Hazards;Jan99, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p60
Reports on changes and updates to head protection equipment for United States workplaces. Hard hats; Addition of lateral protection requirements; Protective helmets; Quick field test for head protection.
- Do cycle helmets prevent serious head injury? McCarthy, Mark // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/10/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6858, p881
Discusses the use of bicycle helmets in preventing serious head injuries in Great Britain. Statistics on the occurrence of head injuries; Protection provided by the helmet to the head; Effect of increased use to the mortality rates.
- RE: “CASE-CONTROL STUDY OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF HELMETS FOR THE PREVENTION OF HEAD INJURIES AMONG MOTORCYCLE RIDERS IN TAIPEI, TAIWAN”. Povey, W. George; Arsenault, Gillian // American Journal of Epidemiology;1996, Vol. 144 Issue 7, p709
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Case-control study of the effectiveness of different types of helmets for the prevention of head injuries among motorcycle riders in Taipei, Taiwan," Y.-J. Tsai and colleagues in a previous issue.