• helmet

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    great, so you need to use this helmet, it will save me many days of grief. Please wear this helmet when you ride your motorcycle. Having you come home to the neighborhood is a better feeling then you going home to a grave. This helmet will protect your head from hard hits that you will encounter when you fall off your motorcycle. Wearing a helmet will save you from getting a mangled face.      Since you feel that you are too cool to wear a helmet, let me advise you that having

  • A Note On Helmet Safety And Helmet Safety

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    the danger! Helmet safety in football remains an immense problem as the sport accounts for the highest incidence of concussions. Since leather football helmets, the technology for safer football helmets has improved drastically and continue to improve. The development of newly designed helmets and technology has lowered the risk of head injuries for players. Furthermore, improvements in helmet testing methods have led to better understand head injuries and the protectiveness of the helmet. However,

  • helmet law

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    whether or not to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle has been hot topic since the helmet law went into effect in California in 1992. It seems obvious that wearing a helmet would help protect you in a motorcycle accident. Many legislatures agree. In fact, nineteen states have a mandatory helmet law for all motorcycle riders. Twenty-seven states have a law for those under a set age, three of which require additional insurance for those of age who choose not to wear a helmet. That leaves only four

  • Bike Helmets

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    Arizona needs a law requiring adult bicycle riders to wear a helmet!      Have you ever known somebody who was injured in a car accident? What do you think his attitude about seat belts was after they saved his life? If you knew that a seat belt would save your life, you would buckle up! It took years of legislation and public awareness campaigns to make seat belt use mandatory. Now a new topic regarding public safety is coming to light: people are dying or becoming seriously

  • helmet law

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    The Motorcycle Helmets, Educate not Legislate Choice or Law? Freedom of choice" is not about the thrill of feeling the wind in our hair any more than a young man's choice to serve in the armed forces of this country during a time of war is about the thrill of being shot at. The issue is about returning personal responsibility to trained and experienced adult motorcyclists. It is about rejecting the proposition that the government should be allowed to impose upon the personal decisions of free

  • Helmet Maintenance And Safety : A Guide To Helmet Safety

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    dirty or stinking helmet after having several rides. Having a smelly helmet doesn’t mean that you don’t observe your personal hygiene. This is because the hair and the skin sweat at the same time, particularly during hot weather. Some people claim they don’t mind this funny odor, but for those who want to keep their helmet clean and smelling good, occasional clean-up is highly recommended. A lot of people ask on the techniques of cleaning the inside and the outside of their helmet. Each section has

  • Virtual-Reality Helmet

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    Virtual-Reality Helmet Battered and bloody, I sluggishly rose to my feet. At first, it took me awhile to realize where I was. The toilet bowl where my head had been dangling into just seconds earlier was smeared with blood from cuts on my face. My hair was dripping with toilet water. Downhearted, I calmly approached the mirror to see just how bad it was this time. With a sigh, I began cleaning myself. Perhaps I'm starting too far into my story; let me rewind. It was my senior year in New

  • Use of Helmets in Ohio

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    use of helmets when operating a motorcycle unless you are under 18 years of age or a novice rider. Since helmets do increase the likelihood of surviving a motorcycle accident, the state of Ohio should revise the law and mandate the use of helmets for all motorcyclists. If motorcycle helmets were to be mandated to all riders it would help reduce the mortality rate among motorcycle riders. In 2011, the majority (59%) of motorcycle fatalities were due to non-helmet users (Motorcycle Helmets). That

  • Persuasive Essay On Helmets

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    Helmets NASA developed shock absorbent foams to prevent negative effects of g-forces on astronauts. The material used to make these helmets can be found medical beds, footwear, fighter jets and furniture. There are many types of helmets such as bicycle helmets, motorcycle helmets, full face motorcycle helmets, open face helmets, dirt bike or motor cross helmets, skateboarding helmet, corrective helmet, football helmet and many more. Those helmets come in different sizes, designs, styles, materials

  • Helmet Safety Essay

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    The helmet and its improvements for safety. Bicycles, the one way we got to move around as kids, and as adults it is the one way we get around too, because cars are mainstream. Safety is an issue when it comes to bicycling and that why the helmet is an important factor when it comes to safety for bikes. Every year, in the U.S, nearly 900 persons die from injuries due to bicycle crashes and over 500,000 persons are being treated in emergency departments. Head injuries are by far the greatest concern

  • Bicycle Helmets Mandatory?

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    Bicycle Helmets Mandatory?   Should bicycle helmets be made mandatory for all cyclist? That is what two elementary students asked for from their city council, an ordinance enforcing the use of Bicycle Safety helmets for children under 12. So on April 25, 2002, in Richardson, Texas, the city council had decided against an ordinance requiring bicycle helmets for children under 12. Of course they had their reasons for not passing the request made by two young girls. If they would

  • Bicycle And Helmet Safety

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    and helmet safety. A study in 2014 shows that 103.7 million people rode a bike that year and 34 percent of Americans age three or older rode a bike at least once in that year (“Study: 103.7 Million Americans Ride Bikes”). The importance of bicycle safety cannot be underestimated. According to the 2008 Alabama Traffic Crash Facts, there were 182 bicycle crash injuries and four fatalities. In 2008, children 14 years old and under accounted for 27% of the bicycle crash injuries. Bicycle helmets are

  • Motorcycle Drivers and Helmets

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    As a motorcycle rider I know first-hand the importance of wearing helmets, not only for the driver but the passengers too. Last august I was in a motorcycle accident just down the road from my house. Not only have I been riding motorcycles for the past six years, but I have also had multiple safety driving courses from college and military. I never thought I would get into an accident especially just down the road from my house. I was driving at the speed limit and I had the right away when a woman

  • The Helmet Of A Roman Soldier

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    The helmet is the most critical piece of armor for a Roman soldier. It does little good to protect everything but the core processing unit of the body. Sending and receiving signals are the functions of the head. The head to make the correct actions to sustain life interpret the five senses. By removing the head, all functions and life immediately cease to exist. Life can continue, if other body parts are removed or damaged, but the head is integral to life. The helmet of salvation is the critical

  • The Necessity of Bicycle Helmet Laws

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    The Necessity of Bicycle Helmet Laws     Bicycle accidents have increased dramatically in the United States. About 500 American children and teenagers die each year in bicycle accidents, and three-quarters of those deaths come from head injuries (Jacques 1). Recent federal safety reports suggest that helmets can reduce the risk of head injury, but that only 4% of children under the age of ten wear helmets when bicycling. The percentage drops even more for young riders, particularly the rebellious

  • The Motorcycle Helmet Law Debate

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    People should not have to wear helmets because non-helmet usage dose not cost the government more money then helmet usage in a crash there is no difference between injuries with a helmet and without a helmet, and a helmet limits personal freedom. Living in Wisconsin we see see many motorcyclist ride without helmets many non motorcyclist think that that rider is irresponsible or he has a death wish and that they are costing them more money in there taxes thats just not true many motorcyclist have

  • Reasons to Wear a Helmet

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    Head injuries are defined by the University of Maryland Medical Center in an article titled Head Injury - First Aid as, ”any trauma that injures the scalp, skull, or brain.” The injury may only be a minor bump on the skull or a serious brain injury. Head injuries include, concussion, scalp wounds, and skull fractures (Head Injury - First Aid). Concussion, which is the most common type, it occurs when the brain is shaken. Head injuries can be caused by many things, according to the Center for Disease

  • Hrothgar spake, helmet-of-Scyldings

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    Hrothgar spake, helmet-of-Scyldings: "Ask not of pleasure! Pain is renewed to Danish folk. Dead is Aeschere, of Yrmenlaf the elder brother, my sage adviser and stay in council, shoulder-comrade in stress of fight when warriors clashed and we warded our heads, hewed the helm-boars; hero famed should be every earl as Aeschere was! But here in Heorot a hand hath slain him of wandering death-sprite. I wot not whither,[1] proud of the prey, her path she took, fain of her fill. The feud

  • Helmet Laws In The United States

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    Helmet laws throughout the U.S. have always created a great deal of controversy. Currently there are two types of helmet laws in the United States; a universal helmet law, which requires all motorcyclists to wear a helmet and partial helmet law that has age requirements. The helmet debate has been a long battle between free-rights organizations and government officials. In 1967, the Highway Safety act created a federal highway safety grant program. Prior to this act, no state in the U.S. had

  • Bell Vortex Motorcycle Helmet

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    motorcycle helmet When looking to buy products, I consider a number of crucial factors ranging from safety to performance and affordability to user-friendly features to the visual appeal of the product. Going through a large number of available helmets online, initially I chose the ones that held the highest appeal for me. The Bell Vortex motorcycle helmet outdid all others in the visual department. Reading up its customer reviews online, I decided to order one. Upon receiving it, I took the helmet on a

  • The Importance of Helmet Use Among Motorcyclists

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    wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and to this day I have no idea how he lived. He was lucky to have survived, but many others are not. To protect motorcyclists, laws should mandate all riders wear a helmet because statistics indicate that they prevent serious injury which, in turn, causes economic strain to society. Motorcycle riders argue that the choice to wear or not to wear a motorcycle helmet is a personal one and universal helmet laws, laws which require all riders to wear a helmet, are

  • Optional Helmet Law Is a Disaster for Pennsylvania

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    Optional Helmet Law Is a Disaster for Pennsylvania 1. September 4, 2003 was a sad day for Pennsylvanians. Governor Rendell signed the new motorcycle helmet law into effect, sentencing riders to death and increasing the tax burden caused by this new law. Pennsylvania is the 31st state to repeal its all-rider helmet law (Berenson 2). The new law states “no helmet is required for a person 21 years of age or older who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for not less than 2 full calender

  • Football Helmets Are Insufficient to Stop Concussions

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    break any bone of the human body. Due to the extreme forces the players are exposed to, it is necessary for each player to wear pads that help reduce and spread out the forces, and helmets to protect the skull and brain. The current equipment protects against career ending injuries, but concussions continue happening. Helmets have became larger and have much more padding then previous years, but why do concussions continue to be a problem? A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that causes the short

  • Do Sports Helmets Help Or Hurt?

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    in the world, helmets are a staple of safety. Assumed to be a benefit, most athletes do not consider the risks of a helmet; both mental and physical risks. Society tells us that no matter what; a helmet will be safer than being exposed to harmful elements. There is also the idea that helmets are beneficial, but the way athletes use them causes more injuries than if a helmet had not been used at all. This culture, using your helmet as a tool, encourages more risky behavior for helmet wearers. Adventure

  • America Needs a Motorcycle Helmet Law

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    much more serious. Injuries to the head are responsible for 76% of fatalities when dealing with motorcycle crashes many of which could have been prevented had the rider been wearing a helmet. For this reason, many states have adopted the motorcycle helmet law. The law states that every passengers must wear a helmet at all times when riding on a motorcycle. This law has created a great deal of controversy. One side supports the law, believing that it protects motorcyclists from danger and saves the

  • Technology and Regulation of Sports Helmet Safety

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    American football, helmets are required to decrease traumatic brain injuries and have been successful in doing so. A large part in the success of helmet design is improvements in technology. The sizes of athletes have gone up to make football more dangerous. To protect against brain injury, helmets designs have changed to become heavier and wider, filled within the space are energy absorbing materials, air space and padding to protect the skull upon impact. Originally, helmets were designed to prevent

  • I Am My Samurai Helmet

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    As the assignment was given for our Samurai Helmet, I was in no condition to start another project. Days before this class period, me and my family got word that my Grandma had been put in the hospital because of problems with her oxygen levels, and was in serious condition. (pic of Grandma) My brothers and I had never lost a grandparent, meaning that we had a rough few days ahead of us. At this point, her last breath was only a matter of time, meaning that Thanksgiving would consist of homework

  • The Effects Of Football Helmets And Safety Equipment

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    by the youth as well, it is clear that something is wrong. Although there have been many improvements in the design of football helmets and safety equipment, it cannot be denied that tackle football can be dangerous to the developing brains of children because padding makes kids feel invulnerable, the impacts can negatively affect children’s brain functions, and helmets only protect the skull and not the brain. To start, even with today 's modern padding, injuries can still occur. As technology continues

  • European Helmets Through History Throughout History

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    1/13/15 European Helmets Through History Throughout history, people have needed protection for their head. As time went on, as what a helmet had to be able to protect from changed, so did the design and material. This has created many varied designs, from bronze, to iron, to steel, protecting against blades, bullets, and bombs. In this paper you are currently reading, I’ll go over various designs of helmets in Europe from the Bronze Age to the 20th Century. The Viksø helmets, from Viksø, Denmark

  • American Football: Technology and Regulation of Helmet Safety

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    the danger! Helmet safety in football remains an immense problem as the sport accounts for the highest incidence of concussions. Since leather football helmets, the technology for safer helmets has improved drastically and continue to improve. The development of newly designed helmets and technology has lowered the risk of head injuries for players. Furthermore, improvements in helmet testing methods have led to better understanding head injuries and the protectiveness of the helmet. In respect,

  • Helmets go Head-to-Head in NFL Testing

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    Helmets go Head-to-Head in NFL Testing.” Penton Business Media, Inc. and Penton Media Inc., Cleveland 83.4 (2011): 22-24. ProQuest Research Library. Web. 18 Nov. 2013. Summary: Health officials have estimated that almost 50% of football players have at some point in their careers got a concussion and the concerns are only growing. So to help solve and improve them, five top manufacturers of football helmets have designed eleven new helmets for testing. The National Operations Committee on Standards

  • Why Do Parents Make Their Children Wear Helmets?

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    stay safe. Safety is a simple thing that everybody is taught at a young age. Some examples of that include telling kids not to talk to strangers, look both ways before crossing the street, and where a helmet when riding a bike. So the question is, why do parents make their children wear helmets? The answer is simple, protect them from head injuries like concussions. Head injuries need to be taken extremely seriously and never overlooked. Concussions are becoming a bigger problem in todays society

  • The Government Should Mandate Helmet Use for All Cyclists

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    The Government Should Mandate Helmet Use for All Cyclists Cuts, bruises and even broken bones will heal, but damage to your brain can last a lifetime. You can prevent possible injuries from unforeseen disasters such as smacking the street, sidewalk, curb, a car, tree or anything else around you by using safety precautions. In some cases, we are required to use safety measures, while in others we are merely advised. For instance, while driving an automobile, the law requires for all occupants

  • Creative Writing: Using a Helmet While in The Building Site

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    so stupidly, to my mind: one moment, Powel standing there, brushing from off his helmet the chalk-dust which has turned his face and stiff overcoat prematurely grey; suddenly, a shout from a welder a few stories up, a falling steel beam, and Powel stretched out on the concrete, his head split cleanly - segmented like a grapefruit. So stupid; there is no sense in feeling shocked or dismayed about it. You take your helmet off for five seconds and someone drops a steel beam on your head. We none of us

  • Contaminates on ATM Machines, Motorcycle Helmets, and Public Toilets

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    where they constitute a major health hazards as sources of community and hospital-acquired infections (Pittet et al., 1999). This study focused on the analysis of bacteriological contamination of ATM machine, public toilet and commercial motorcycle helmets. ATM machine can be contaminated by user breathes out; sneezing, digging nose during work by hands or other reactions leaves the key boards contaminated .The nasal droplets mouths water or mucus from mouth and nose, nail cavities, notes when

  • The Effect Of Helmet Visor Length On Exposure And Temporary Threshold Shifts And A Kemar Manikin

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    Resources website. I am currently writing a dissertation at Colorado State University under the direction of Dr. William Brazile, entitled “Indoor Hockey Officials’ Noise Exposure and Temporary Threshold Shifts and a KEMAR Manikin Study of the Effect of Helmet Visor Length on Exposure to Whistle Noise.” I expect to complete my PhD by August 2016. I believe my teaching, mentoring and research, along with my diverse work experiences as a health and safety professional, make me a strong candidate to teach

  • Not Hard Headed Enough: Why the United States Should Have Universal Helmet Laws

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    did not sustain any brain damage, or worse, death. Roethlisberger was not wearing a helmet; he was riding in Pennsylvania: one of the twenty-seven states that only require some riders to wear a helmet (Pasquarelli). Motorcycles are probably the most dangerous form of transportation. It only makes sense that helmets should be required for all riders and passengers on motorcycles. The laws about motorcycle helmets have been in an unsteady flux since 1967. Michael French and Jenny Homer, published

  • Critique on the Nursing Article Critical care patients’ experience of the helmet continuous positive airway pressure

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    This assignment aims to critically analyse a chosen nursing research article “Critical care patients’ experience of the helmet continuous positive airway pressure” by Dimech (2011) and was published in the Journal of Nursing in Critical Care (JNCC). It will examine both the strengths and limitations of the study by weighing various elements of the research undertaken and its value and implication for nursing practice. It will use a critiquing tool by (Ryan, 2007) (see Appendix 1). Evidence based

  • How might a liberal philosopher argue in favour of the 1976 Motor-Cycle Crash Helmets (Religious Exemption) Act? How might a liberal philosopher a...

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    Between 1972 and 1976 all motorcycle riders in the UK were required to wear a crash helmet. In 1976, the Motor-Cycle Crash Helmets (Religious Exemption) Act was passed, allowing Sikh males an exemption from wearing crash helmets whilst riding motorcycles. This exemption was granted on the grounds that Sikh men are required to wear turbans as part of their religious observance. Exemptions such as these are often granted on the belief that members of particular religious or cultural groups should be

  • Plastic in Sports Safety

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    development of plastic to further safety. The NFL would still be sporting the leather helmet, Nascar the metal or concrete walls with a metal helmet, baseball without a helmet, and hockey would also have close to no safety gear besides maybe some leather padding. We as viewers don’t realize what goes into each one of the players outfits for the game we just see the result. For a football player they need a plastic: helmet, shoulder pads, gloves, shoes, thigh and knee pads, neck rolls, elbow pads, mouth

  • Saving Lives in the Toughest Sport on Dirt

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    protective gear available to bull riders: Kevlar vest, Chaps, a leather glove, a mouthpiece, and a helmet. While wearing the available protective gear may seem like an obvious and safe thing to do, many of the bull riders around the world tend to ignore the fact that wearing a helmet can save their lives in an instant. While many rodeo organizations require protective gear, very few require the use of a helmet. All rodeo organizations should require protective headgear in order to keep bull riders safe

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    Over the past few years, helmet laws have been enacted in many states to protect motorcyclists, skaters, skateboarders and bicyclists from serious head injury if involved in an accident. Every day the amount of vehicles on the road increase. Because of this rise, the road is becoming more and more dangerous for everyone on it. While paying attention to other drivers on the road, it is far too easy to forget about the pedestrians who ride bikes or skate. Recent laws that require motorcyclists, skaters

  • Proposal Paper

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    pro and con helmet sides. My dad was upset by the fact that I wrote about why you shouldn't wear ski helmets, because he wears one when he skis. Personal preference backed up by convincing evidence I found in multiple places helped me prove my position against ski helmets at high speeds. I have been skiing since I was four years old. When I started skiing in 1989 very few people were using helmets. Who know whether or not any lives could have been saved with the use of helmets on the slopes

  • The Art Of The Gallery

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    on the description beside the artwork, the Sensory Deprivation Helmet is a big helmet made of plywood, fabric, and stuffing. At first, I saw this big light brown helmet and wondered what that was. From the outside, it is obvious that it is made from a piece of wood. More specific, it is plywood. I assume plywood is a thin wood that usually used for making art objects because it is thin yet has a wood material. The shape of the helmet is a lot of plywood shaped in equilateral triangles with a black

  • Argument

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    am skiing is a big deal. I discussed the validity of ski helmets on the market today in respect to the test Consumer Reports put out last ski season. I just wrote for this one and went back and edited it later on. I went to a few different sites to find information to use in this paper along with the information that was provided in the article. About 23,000 people suffered head injuries in skiing related accidents in 2002. "Ski Helmets: Safety on the Slopes" was written by the highly respected

  • No Mo Accidents

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    Bike helmet safety is a big problem in our society. People do not realize that a bike helmet to a biker is the same as a seat belt to a motorist. We as bikers need all the protection that we can get since we don’t have the tank-like protection of a ’88 Ford Tempo. So now I am going to tell you a story of a personal experience, the basics to a helmet and some statistics Even though bike helmets are designed to lessen the impact in one particular spot and disperse the force throughout the helmet. The

  • The National Football League

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    The National Football League was formed on August 20, 1920. Players wore pads, not quite as protective as the ones today, helmets and legs pads. Even though their protective gear was not as advanced as the gear today they still made contact with the players of the opposing teams. As the years progressed the league made several changes to the rules due to player safety. They invented better protective gear for the players and they also made stricter rules regarding playing guidelines. The main goal

  • Concussion Free Football

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    evolution of the equipment in the National Football League (NFL) is supposed to stop the concussion rate; however it is becoming more of a problem with the new helmets. However the equipment is only half of the problem. The lack of technique in the NFL is also being pointed at as a major problem with more players lowering seeing what they hit. Helmets alone cannot stop concussions; cooperation from the players and coaches will be required on and off the field to correct this reoccurring problem. Football

  • Epic of Beowulf Essay - Armor in the Epic Poem, Beowulf

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    Beowulf       Armor mentioned in the poem Beowulf include helmets and chain mail. There are an incredible number of references to these battle-apparel in the poem, making this topic of armor a very relevant one to consider.   “Helmets are the most dramatic and often quoted item of armor found in Beowulf,” says Catherine M. Hills in “Beowulf and Archaeology.” Indeed, examining the poem, one finds copious references to helmets in just the first 400 lines of the poem:                                                  

  • Sutton Hoo: Unmasking a Kingdom

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    Sutton Hoo Helmet. The helmet is one of the most treasured artifacts in the British culture and many consider it the “Page 1” of British history as it gave historians a major insight into the influences and culture that shaped Britain as we know it today. This helmet is only one of four other Anglo-Saxon helmets that have been discovered to this day3. When found, the helmet consisted of nothing more than hundreds of corroded pieces of iron. The first of the reconstructions of the helmet, by conservator