Sport participation, either individual, school or club,has become an important part of our society, may be for a healthier lifestyleor for perceived path for success. Sports like basketball, football, cycling,horseback riding pole-vaulting, rock climbing and skiing have become animportant part of our pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. Our children are activein many different sports-being in school, in teams or in individual sportsactivities. Besides the positive and healthy effects of sports, there are alsodangers particularly the danger of head injury. Helmets can significantlyreduce the number of head injuries or significantly reduce the severity of headinjuries. Since a helmet is the singe, most effective means of preventing andreducing the severity of head injuries there is no good reason not to wear ahelmet. To design a functional helmet, it is important to analyze the nature ofhead injury and the working method of helmets during injury. To read more
This article wasoriginally presented at ATNT 2007. The authors of this article SudiptaS Mahish and Harinder Pal is associated with The TechnologicalInstitute of Textile and Sciences, Bhiwani, Haryana, India.