In the never ending saga of concussions (See post #598)
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06-20-2011, 08:36 PM
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New medical report shows that NHL (and NFL) helmets help prevent injuries, but do little to prevent concussions.
Because concussions are a function of inertia and force, and there is little outside of making a ridiculously large/heavy/over-designed helmet that can meaningfully mitigate concussions. You would have to get the energy transferred to the head down to benign levels. I think the composite materials and technology will be out there someday, but not right now.
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