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2013-04-24 23:03:44

Orthopaedic Specialist Dr. Stuart Styles Emphasizes Preventive Measures for Avoiding Horseback Riding Injuries. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 An estimated 30 million people ride horses every year in the United States. And according to the U.S. Consumers Product Safety Commission, about 200,000 of them are injured, with as many as 70,000 seen in hospital emergency rooms. The rate of injuries for horseback riding is higher than for motorcycle riding and is highest among riders 5- 24 years...

2013-04-09 23:00:22

While monitoring will not eliminate brain injuries altogether, the benefits of early identification and prevention of further injury are numerous and real-time monitoring of head impact exposure is exactly what one high school in Oklahoma is doing with the Shockbox sensor developed by Impakt Protective. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Head injuries in youth and high school football pose daunting challenges; ones that sensational media coverage has many parents believing are...

2013-04-03 23:03:10

IDOT is striving to provide higher safety records in 2013 than in 2012. eBikerLeather is taking a stand behind IDOT and making sure that motorcycle riders gear up for riding season. (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 The weather is changing, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is pushing more pressure on motorcycle riders to gear up and ride smart. As the riding season is getting closer, bikers start seeing more signs like "Watch out for Bikers" or "Gear Up - Ride Smart". This marketing tactic...

2013-04-03 23:02:57

Motorcycle helmet law is one of the most disliked law in United States by bikers. However, See See Motorcycles will change that with their 21 different helmets by 21 different designers. New Jersey (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 As riders understanding that wearing a helmet is a soreness. However, more than 90% of the time motorcycle helmet will save a life. Companies strive to provide the latest and safest helmets out for the road. The helmet design is made with biker in mind. See See Motorcycles...

Firefighters Get A Little Help From Tactile Sensory Helmet
2013-03-30 05:42:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online UK researchers have developed a prototype sensory helmet that could help firefighters and other rescue workers find their way through dark or smoke-filled conditions while performing their life-saving duties. The specially-adapted “tactile helmet” was developed by researchers at the University of Sheffield Centre for Robotics (SCentRo) and was inspired by the study of touch-related sensing of rodents who use their...

2013-03-21 23:20:01

While monitoring will not eliminate brain injuries altogether, the benefits of early identification and prevention of further injury are numerous and real-time monitoring of head impact exposure is exactly what this school is doing with Impakt Protective Inc. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Graceland University (Lamoni, Iowa) will be using the Shockbox Helmet Impact Sensor in their team football helmets this year as part of an initiative to reduce the risk of concussions in student...

Helmets Not Doing Enough To Protect The Brain In Contact Sports
2013-03-12 12:53:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While there was a time when athletes in so-called “contact” sports such as football took to the field sans helmet, today many sports — everything from baseball to cycling to hockey — now require competitors to wear the ubiquitous “brain bucket.” Even non-competitive athletes such as recreational skiers and snowboarders are told that wearing a helmet is a good idea. Helmet designs have of course...


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