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2012-02-13 17:00:00

Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research and Radio Host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour, Talks about Eye Motorcycle Dry Eye, Eye Protection and Tear Film Hydration. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research and host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, has been researching the subject of dry eye for two decades. Mrs. Kleyne is well aware of the dry eye and eye irritation experienced by motorcyclists and ATV riders (a condition known...

2012-02-13 12:01:56

Type of helmet lining appears to have no significant effect Concussions and the issues that can occur following one, continue to be a serious problem for football players. However, one simple game strategy: proper helmet fit, may be one of the easiest game winners for prevention, say researchers presenting their study at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Francisco. "Athletes wearing properly fitted helmets, as reported by team certified athletic...

2011-11-04 23:16:41

Results demonstrate need for new testing standards, greater focus on youth helmets Old-fashioned "leatherhead" football helmets from the early 1900s are often as effective as — and sometimes better than — modern football helmets at protecting against injuries during routine, game-like collisions, according to Cleveland Clinic researchers. The study — published online Nov. 4 by the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine — compared head injury risks of two early 20th...

Latest Sports equipment Reference Libraries

2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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