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Helmets

Why Those Rumors About Ditching Your Bike Helmet Just Aren't True

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Your mom and dad were onto something when they strapped on a helmet, took off your training wheels and sent you teetering along on your new ride. Desp...

Wacky Bike Helmets You Won't Believe Exist

The Active Times | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Bike helmets can be quite boring. Similar in size and shape, usually color becomes the only unique factor. And even the color combinations tend to be bland and uninventive. But in a world that creates more and more ridiculous travel pillows, where there's a will, there's a weird way.

Use Your Head, Wear a Helmet -- Your Kids Are Watching

Kate Carr | Posted 07.06.2014 | Impact
Kate Carr

As parents, we have an important role to play. We might not be super cool stunt bikers, but our kids are watching us just as closely as they watch Chris Clark or any of the other extreme athletes who will be participating (and wearing helmets) in next month's X Games.

11 Skeleton Helmets That Almost Make It Seem Like A Good Idea To Slide Headfirst

Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

With bobsledders going viral for their #SochiProblems and snowboarders using all the most "spoice" slang, the athletes competing in skeleton at the So...

New Vending Machines Will Make Bikers Happy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Daniel Lovering BOSTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has unveiled a vending machine that dispenses bicycle helmets...

How Dangerous Is Skateboarding?

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

On the Slopes, Take Smart Steps to Prevent Ski Knees, Skier's Thumb, Serious Head Injuries

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As snow sport enthusiasts invade ski resorts this winter, two to three in every 1,000 ski visits and nearly seven snowboard visits will result in an injury. Fortunately, most ski and snowboarding injuries are not serious or life threatening.

Helmets and Head Cases

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Glenn C. Altschuler

Equipment, it turns out, often makes a sport look less brutal when it's actually becoming more lethal -- without helmets, football players would be reluctant to hit each other as hard for fear of injuring themselves.