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Does wearing a helmet effectively protect a skier or snowboarder?


February 28th, 2018

Several studies have demonstrated that ski and snow board helmets are effective at preventing head injuries. It is estimated that for every 10 people who wear a helmet, up to five may avoid head injuries. Studies also show that even at a speed of 19km/h, a ski helmet can minimize brain damage. Evidence also demonstrates that ski and snowboards helmet use did not increase the risk of neck injury.

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Posted on February 28th, 2018